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Capitol locked down in wake of threats

State workers and visitors to the Nevada Capitol were surprised Wednesday morning to find all but the front door locked and metal detectors for both packages and people set up at the entrance.

The Capitol was locked down late Tuesday after the FBI advised the governors of all 50 states they would be receiving letters from an extremist group demanding their resignations.

The letters advises those governors that, if they don't resign, members of the group  will come and "commandeer" their offices. It was received by the Capitol Police at noon Monday and immediately turned over to FBI investigators.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Mar 31, 2010 06:07PM Published Mar 31, 2010 02:19PM Copyright 2010 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.