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Saturday, April 13, 2013
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Suspicious letter closes post office
Sender claimed powder was anthrax; early indicators point to hoax

The downtown Key West post office was locked down for about five hours Friday after an employee opened a letter addressed to the post office that claimed to contain anthrax. The envelope looked to have been sent by an inmate in a Maryland prison. It contained a white powder, but initial tests at the scene did not indicate anthrax, officials said.

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