Bomb Threats Have Pitt Students on Edge
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Authorities investigating dozens of bomb threats at the University of Pittsburgh said Wednesday they've made significant progress with help from the public. The Pitt threats began in mid-February. (April 12)

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[Location - Date:PITTSBURGH][Source:ASSOCIATED PRESS][VO:][SOT/:MAGGIE SALUDIS/UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH STUDENT]I LIVE IN ON-CAMPUS HOUSING, SO WE ALWAYS HAVE BAGS PACKED, SO JUST IN CASE WE'RE EVACUATED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT.---SOME TEACHERS ARE MAKING PLANS IF SOMETHING BIG HAPPENS BUT OTHER THAN THAT, JUST SITTING AND WAITING. ---I THINK THE BOMBS ARE JUST THREATS BUT I DO BELIEVE THERE IS DANGER SOMEWHERE. I DON'T BELIEVE IT'S A JOKE.---I HAVEN'T SEEN CLEAR BACKPACKS. THE FIRST DAY THEY LIKE SAID YOU KNOW, TRY NOT TO USE A BACK PACK. I'VE SEEN PEOPLE USE SHOPPING BAGS, LIKE GROCERY STORE BAGS, I'VE SEEN PEOPLE WITH JUST LIKE LOOSE OPEN CANVAS BAGS BUT NO CLEAR BACKPACKS YET.SOT/JOY SHAW/UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH STUDENT---I JUST, I TRY NOT TO STAY ON CAMPUS SINCE I LIVE OFF CAMPUS, AND IF I DON'T HAVE TO GO TO CERTAIN CLASSES, I JUST KIND OF SKIP IT, JUST FOR SAFETY, LIKE, I DO WANNA LIKE GO TO CLASSES AND LEARN MORE BUT I JUST TRY TO STAY OFF CAMPUS.---YESTERDAY, I KNOW THERE WAS A THREAT IN NORTHEAST HOUSE, SO THAT REALLY CONCERNED ME.(****END****) ANCHOR VOICE: NONE - VO/SOT-------------------------VIDEO PRODUCER: ROD JUSSIM---------------------------VIDEO SOURCE: ASSOCIATED PRESS-----------------------VIDEO APPROVAL: BOB MCCALL----------------------------VIDEO RESTRICTIONS: NONE----------------------------------MARKET EMBARGO (S): NONE--------------------------------SCRIPT/WIRE SOURCE: d0513BC-PA--Pitt-Bomb Threats, 3rd Ld-Writethru,32