Lawmen detonate 70-year-old bomb

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MARTIN COUNTY - It’s not every day lawmen get called to a bomb scene - but that’s what happened to Martin County Sheriff’s Department officers this week. Wednesday evening a survey crew working on ranch in west central Martin County came upon what they were sure was a bomb. It was just that - a bomb left over from the World War II bombing range that was part of the old Midland Airfield area that bombers used for practice over 70 years ago.
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