Holiday World evacuated after suspicious backpack found

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Holiday World and Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana, will open at its normal scheduled time Friday after the amusement park was evacuated Thursday because of a suspicious backpack. Indiana State Police's bomb squad was called to the scene before 9 p.m to reports of a suspicious unattended backpack, officials said on social media. The scene was cleared in about an hour.

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