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Dougw
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Post Number: 2102
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Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 4:09 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

http://www.clickondetroit.com/ news/16276180/detail.html
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Breaking News: Roads Close, Fire House Evacuated After Man Brings In Missile

POSTED: 3:16 pm EDT May 15, 2008
UPDATED: 3:58 pm EDT May 15, 2008

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. -- The Dearborn Heights fire department, located at 4500 S. Telegraph Road was evacuated after a person brought in some sort of World War II missile, police said.

Telegraph Road from Michigan Ave. to Annapolis Road and Hopkins Road were closed.

The bomb squad was called and is taking the missile to an area near Annapolis and Inkster roads to detonate it.

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Funaho
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Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 4:34 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Where DO people find these cool toys? ;-)
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Detroitnerd
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Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 4:38 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I bet that's the last time he brings the cops his cool old missiles. :-)
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Ray1936
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Registered: 01-2005
Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 4:47 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Betcha it turns out to be an old mortar shell, with no powder. Lots of them were brought home as WW II souveniers.

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