Threat causes S. Ore. University to cancel classes

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) - Southern Oregon University canceled classes Wednesday because of a "potential threat" found in a school facility.
  
Ashland Police Chief Tighe O'Meara said in a statement that the department is investigating along with campus security.

NBC news was reporting that the threat was on a handwritten note that was found in a women's bathroom. 

"The investigation is ongoing right now so we've been asked not to release specifics about it at this point," Ryan Brown, head of community and media relations for SOU, told NBC News early Wednesday. 
    
Schools throughout Oregon have responded to threats since last week's mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg.
    
Rogue Community College in Grants Pass was evacuated Monday because of a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax.

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