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Backpack causes bomb squad incident and road closure
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A section of Riverside Avenue was closed mid-morning Wednesday due to a suspicious package in the 600 block of Riverside Avenue.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad responded to the incident, which turned out to be a backpack found in parking garage.

The JSO bomb squad X-rayed the backpack and determined it was not a threat.

Area roads were reopened around 11:05 a.m. following the incident.

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