UNL considers removing blue emergency telephones

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Posted: Sunday, December 1, 2013 12:00 am

LINCOLN — Police and student groups at the University of Nebraska are considering removal of emergency telephones installed on the Lincoln campus in 1992.

University police and student groups are talking about taking out the 85 blue telephones located in parking garages, academic buildings, walkways and intersections because most students carry cellphones that can be equipped with applications to use in emergencies.

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