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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- A Tempe 18-year-old accused of having an improvised explosive device in his bedroom in his family's home has pleaded not guilty.
Joshua Prater entered the plea Thursday to a charge of misconducted involving weapons.
He was arraigned in Maricopa County Superior Court.
Police have said a cleaning woman found the device inside the home and took it to a fire station.
Firefighters notified police, and the bomb squad responded and disabled the device.
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