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BRTC asks students to leave campuses

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A technical college is asking students to leave campuses due to the threat of flooding.

Black River Technical College issued a statement on their Facebook and Twitter pages asking all students to leave the Pocahontas and Paragould campuses.

BRTC said that all of its campuses will remain closed until further notice. 

All classes are ended for the semester. School officials said final exams have been canceled and students will receive the grades they currently have in class.

Graduations and ceremonies have been postponed.

The campuses phones and internet will be disabled for safety purposes, starting at noon Monday. 

The college advises students to watch their social media pages for more information.

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

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