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Police: Homemade bomb detonates in Detroit school hallway; no one hurt; student questioned
Cox News ^ | 3-3-10 | Associated Press

Posted on 03/03/2010 8:19:39 AM PST by cajuncow

Authorities say a homemade bomb was detonated in the hallway of a Detroit school and that a student has been taken into custody.

Detroit Police spokesman John Roach says no one was injured in the Wednesday morning blast at the Phoenix Multicultural Academy on the city's southwest side.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bombsinschools; bombsquad; bombthreat; detroit; domesticterrorism; multiculturalism; publicschool

1 posted on 03/03/2010 8:19:39 AM PST by cajuncow
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To: cajuncow

Phoenix Multicultural Academy...

Ain’t multiculturalism grand???


2 posted on 03/03/2010 8:20:33 AM PST by Dinah Lord
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To: cajuncow

Detroit Public Schools’ spokeswoman Jennifer Mrozowski says authorities aren’t releasing the suspect’s identity or details.

You think he is Muslim???


3 posted on 03/03/2010 8:23:05 AM PST by marstegreg
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To: cajuncow

Whisked away from the Phoenix Multicultural Academy to the Roberto Clemente Learning Academy. Do these Detroit kids even have a chance?


4 posted on 03/03/2010 8:28:17 AM PST by monkeybrau
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To: cajuncow

That could be satire, but isn’t. “Students (from the Multicultural Academy) were transferred to the nearby Roberto Clemente Learning Academy,” which, I assume, is mono-Puerto-Rican-cultural. It does not benefit society as a whole for this student’s identity to be concealed. We are entitled to know what kind of homicidal maniacs are in our midst, and in our children’s midst.


5 posted on 03/03/2010 8:28:54 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: marstegreg

F.Y.I. after I wrote my comment, I went online to see what they meant by “multicultural”. According to the website, they cater to Latino students. Having said that, why won’t they release the name?


6 posted on 03/03/2010 8:29:01 AM PST by marstegreg
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To: monkeybrau

Word, and double Word. See my post above.


7 posted on 03/03/2010 8:29:38 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: cajuncow

If the bomb went off in downtown Detroit, it would do about $5 worth of damage.


8 posted on 03/03/2010 8:32:45 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: cajuncow
Science Project, that's all...
9 posted on 03/03/2010 8:37:24 AM PST by ejonesie22 (Palin bashers on freerepublic, like a fart in Church...)
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To: dfwgator
If the bomb went off in downtown Detroit, it would do about $5 worth of damage.

And would anyone notice?

10 posted on 03/03/2010 8:37:54 AM PST by ScottinVA (Glad to see Demonic Unhinged (DU) highlights and attacks my FR comments!)
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To: dfwgator

“If the bomb went off in downtown Detroit, it would do about $5 worth of damage.”

If the bomb went off in downtown Detroit would it make a noise?

;)


11 posted on 03/03/2010 8:38:28 AM PST by maggief
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To: marstegreg

The Multicultural Academy is on Lane Street (Springwells/W. Vernor). This is very close to the east side of Dearborn, Michigan - an Arab concleave. I would guess a mix of Arabs,Latino and other non-white minorities.


12 posted on 03/03/2010 8:44:10 AM PST by TNoldman (Conservative Values FOREVER! LION = Let's Impeach Obama Now!)
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To: marstegreg; grellis

Might be because of his age, however good guess also.

MI ping.


13 posted on 03/03/2010 8:48:15 AM PST by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123)
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To: TNoldman

Isn’t amazing the lengths they will go to protecting those who wish to hurt us? It’s just a matter of time befor we find out though, every child in the school knows who it is.


14 posted on 03/03/2010 8:48:58 AM PST by marstegreg
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To: Springman

Might be because of his age, however good guess also.

In my haste to find out, I forgot. Thanks for bringing me back to earth.:)


15 posted on 03/03/2010 8:51:35 AM PST by marstegreg
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To: Dinah Lord

That’s a fact. Must have been show and tell day. I live about 10 miles from the border of this third world city.


16 posted on 03/03/2010 8:51:37 AM PST by fourmation599 (Obama: Hope and Change? More like Taxes and Treason!)
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To: dfwgator; ScottinVA; maggief
Saw a report where the average HOME selling price is below $8000 in Detroit.
There are lots of used cars there with a higher value than that of a residence at this time.


17 posted on 03/03/2010 8:52:21 AM PST by Blue Jays (Rock Hard, Ride Free)
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To: ejonesie22
We need more details here. I seem to remember a news report a while back about a “bomb” on a college campus that turned out to be water and dry ice in a soda bottle. Don't know if this is relevant here - just saying...
18 posted on 03/03/2010 8:55:58 AM PST by VRWCtaz (America has Zero to be ashamed of.)
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To: Blue Jays

“Saw a report where the average HOME selling price is below $8000 in Detroit.
There are lots of used cars there with a higher value than that of a residence at this time.”

True, and that fact reflects the harsh reality that with a vehicle, one can leave Detroit.


19 posted on 03/03/2010 9:01:20 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: cajuncow
What's the problem? Likely a Middle Easterner just expressing some cultural norms ... what else would you expect at the Phoenix Multicultural Academy? And seriously, Phoenix? rising-out-of-the-ashes Phoenix? Who didn't see that one coming?
20 posted on 03/03/2010 9:04:08 AM PST by NonValueAdded ("Roll back Pelosi" Rush Limbaugh, 2/12/10)
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To: cajuncow

If it were a ‘white’ student it would have been all over the news....by not naming race and Identity, they answered the unasked question...


21 posted on 03/03/2010 9:04:46 AM PST by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: cajuncow

Sounds like a soda bottle bomb, not an “explosive”.

Loud, and can injure someone a few feet away, but not on a par even with an M80.


22 posted on 03/03/2010 9:06:19 AM PST by DBrow
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To: maggief

“If the bomb went off in downtown Detroit would it make a noise?

;)”

That would be called normal background noise!

In Detroit, one would start worrying only if the sound of gunfire and bombs going off, was not heard.


23 posted on 03/03/2010 9:11:24 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (The End of an Error - 01/20/2013)
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To: cajuncow
Lots of teeth gnashing, wailing and hand wringing over what is most probably a kid's prank.

Dollars to doughnuts it was a tinfoil & toilet cleaner soda bottle bomb.

Fun to play with, but the stuff is caustic, so some care must be taken.

Today's attitudes in schools mandate severe penalties for anything from a loud fart upwards, so this kid is probably facing 20 to life.

24 posted on 03/03/2010 9:21:47 AM PST by diogenes ghost
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To: cajuncow

Do the kids actually do better since their public school uses the word “Academy” in its name? Just like how chrome valve covers make the car go faster?


25 posted on 03/03/2010 9:27:01 AM PST by mikey_hates_everything
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To: mikey_hates_everything

Who says kids aren’t learning?


26 posted on 03/03/2010 9:30:20 AM PST by Cheryllynn
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To: cajuncow

Sitting here laughing that someone actually named a school, the “Multicultural Academy”. There is no line between satire and reality, anymore... lol.


27 posted on 03/03/2010 9:40:58 AM PST by Tired of Taxes (Dad, I will always think of you.)
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To: cajuncow

Its just Muslim firecrackers, nothing to see, move along.


28 posted on 03/03/2010 9:42:13 AM PST by Eye of Unk ("Either you are with us or you are for the terrorists." ~~George W. Bush)
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To: dfwgator

LOL!


29 posted on 03/03/2010 9:42:56 AM PST by TADSLOS (Tea Party. We are the party of NO! NO to more government! NO to more spending! NO to more taxation!)
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To: cajuncow
-- homemade chemical-based bomb --

Vinegar and baking soda? Dry-ice and water? Or one of my favorites, metallic sodium flushed down the crapper.

30 posted on 03/03/2010 9:47:17 AM PST by Cboldt
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To: maggief
If the bomb went off in downtown Detroit would it make a noise?

Yes. It the sound would echo off of gutted structures for nearly a minute.

31 posted on 03/03/2010 10:20:00 AM PST by a fool in paradise
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To: Cboldt
Mentos and soda...


32 posted on 03/03/2010 10:22:00 AM PST by a fool in paradise
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To: Springman; sergeantdave; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; ...

If you would like to be added or dropped from the Michigan ping list, please freepmail me.


33 posted on 03/03/2010 1:00:46 PM PST by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: cajuncow

Bomb goes off in hallway, but nobody could notice any additional damage.


34 posted on 03/03/2010 1:04:08 PM PST by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: dfwgator

damage? heck, it’d probably improve the place.


35 posted on 03/03/2010 1:12:39 PM PST by absolootezer0 (2x divorced, tattooed, pierced, harley hatin, meghan mccain luvin', smoker and pit bull owner..what?)
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To: cajuncow; grellis; Atom Smasher; monkeybrau; stayathomemom; ml/nj; SunkenCiv; cripplecreek; ...
Strange that they would name a place Roberto Clemente Learning Academy in Detroit. Didn't think there were enough Puerto Ricans there to bother to pander to. Plus, Clemente played his entire major league baseball career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, so he is not identified with Detroit at all.

I could think of dozens of other people - blacks and whites, living and deceased - for whom it would be more appropriate to name that school.

36 posted on 03/03/2010 2:00:00 PM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: Dinah Lord

Aint it though.


37 posted on 03/03/2010 3:40:46 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (Liberals are educated above their level of intelligence.. Thanks Sr. Angelica)
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To: justiceseeker93

Thanks grellis and justiceseeker93 for the pings. Here in Grand Rapids we’ve got this nondescript “amphitheater” named for Rosa Parks, which really makes no freakin’ sense at all.


38 posted on 03/03/2010 6:41:13 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Freedom is Priceless.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Gee it sure would be nice to get a picture or name of the kid.


39 posted on 03/04/2010 1:06:14 AM PST by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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