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Suspicious Package Closed Roads Near Silver Sevens, But No Threat Found

Authorities say the suspicious package at a casino that shut down traffic near the Las Vegas Strip turned out to be a cooler.

Las Vegas police officer Mike Rodriguez said the package was reported about 5 a.m. Wednesday at the Silver Sevens Hotel and Casino, about a mile east of Las Vegas Boulevard.

The cooler was found near the casino cage, where gamblers cash in.

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Traffic was diverted away from Flamingo and Paradise roads while crews investigated and secured the area.

Roads were reopened by about 8:45 a.m.

No one was reported hurt.