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Watertown High School students return to school after Facebook rumor kept many home

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A lot more kids made it to school today at Watertown High School, than did yesterday. About 50% of students stayed home yesterday after rumors on Facebook led many to believe a student would be coming to school with a gun. Absenteeism was at about 25% today.

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Watertown police say they’ve made one arrest after investigating the threat—but it’s not clear that the arrest was in connection with the Facebook rumor.

Police say it's safe for students to return to school. 

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