Birmingham, Ala., airport terminal shut down

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- An official says the terminal at Birmingham's airport has been shut down because of a suspicious package.

    Airport spokeswoman Toni Herrera-Bast tells The Birmingham News that a police bomb squad is investigating and that the terminal was evacuated Sunday afternoon.

    She did not immediately have any details about where the package was found.

    Traffic into the airport has been stopped. No one is being allowed into Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport .
    A call by The Associated Press to Herrera-Bast was no

    t immediately returned.

    (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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