• Suspicious package disrupts MARTA service at Civic Center station

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    ATLANTA - MARTA service was suspended in both directions at the Civic Center Station due to a suspicious package investigation Tuesday morning.

    The federal building at 401 W. Peachtree was also evacuated as the bomb squad investigated. 

    The all clear was given around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, shortly after a Channel 2 Action News crew heard a loud explosion.

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Due to a problem at Civic Center, No rail service, north or southbound, at this station until further notice.</p>&mdash; MARTA Alerts (@MARTAalerts) <a href="https://twitter.com/MARTAalerts/statuses/486503796428652546">July 8, 2014</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

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