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Burbank Schools in Lockdown

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BURBANK, Wash. - The Columbia School District superintendent has locked down the elementary school and put the middle school in Burbank on partial lockdown because of some postings on Facebook. They say someone using racial slurs and violent threats has been contacting students in the district through Facebook, but not threatening them or the schools directly. The district chose to lock down the schools as a precautionary measure, and some parents have chosen to keep their kids home for the day. The Walla Walla Sheriff's Office has two deputies patrolling the area and is investigating.