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    A device that police feared was a pipe bomb was brought to the Portland police station in the back of a van by a contractor on Thursday afternoon.

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    The device, which a contractor brought to the police station in the back of a van, was inspected and destroyed by the bomb squad at the Portland police station on Thursday.

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    A member of the Portland police bomb squad, with a remote-controlled robot, investigates the device that was brought to the police station about 3 p.m. Thursday.

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    A member of the Portland Police Department bomb squad works with the device before detonating it in front of the police station on Middle Street on Thursday.

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    A member of the Portland Police Department's Hazardous Devices Unit works with the device before detonating it in front of the police station on Middle Street on Thursday.

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    A member of the Portland Police Department dressed in a protective suit works with a device before detonating it in front of the police station on Middle Street on Thursday. The owner of a construction company brought the device to the police station in his van after he found it at a job site in Portland.

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