Nation: Rise of the Dynamite Radicals

Okay pigs, now listen and listen good. There's a bomb in the Army Math Research Center—the university—set to go off in five minutes. Clear the building. Warn the hospital. This is no bull—, man.

RADICAL bombers have become rather sophisticated with explosives in the past few months, but on this occasion their timer was off. At 3:42 a.m., less than two minutes after police in Madison, Wis., received the telephone warning, a blast tore through the University of Wisconsin's Sterling Hall, destroying the math center and parts of the school's physics and astronomy departments....

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