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UPDATE: All-clear issued over package near Cowboys Stadium

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Arlington authorities have issued an all-clear after a suspicious package reported near the site of the Super Bowl was deemed safe.

Arlington fire Lt. Pete Arevalo said a package that a witness reported was thrown into a drainage ditch Friday morning near Cowboys Stadium turned out to be trash.

Arevalo said the area around the stadium was closed minutes after the 911 call around 8 a.m. He said bomb squad personnel were used to examine the package on a street along the north side of the $1.3 billion stadium.

The Pittsburgh Steelers play the Green Bay Packers in the Super Bowl on Feb. 6.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Arlington police closed some streets after reports of a suspicious package in a drainage area near Cowboys Stadium, where the Super Bowl will be played Feb. 6.

Officers in bomb gear were seen Friday examining a manhole on a street near a parking lot of the $1.3 billion stadium.

Police say a witness called 911 to report seeing somebody throwing something into a drainage ditch.

No injuries have been reported.

The Steelers and the Packers will play in next month's Super Bowl.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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