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“Until I have that, I cannot take the chance and release him,” Kirby said in declining to free the Lebanon boy.
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In the Lebanon case, the student is charged with inducing panic by texting, “THAT’S IT IM GONNA SHOOT UP A SCHOOL I CAN’T TAKE IT ANYMORE” to friends on Feb. 15.
His lawyer, Ed Perry, said the school board had voted not to expel the boy, making it possible for him to return to school on Monday.
But Kirby said this anticipated the boy attending the alternative school, rather than regular classes, at the high school.
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In both cases Wednesday, no hearing was scheduled to reconsider detention until the polygraphs and — in the Little Miami case — a mental exam is completed.