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Secret Service intercepts letter to Obama containing ricin

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Washington Post: Authorities intercepted a letter addressed to President Obama that contained a substance that tested positive for the toxin ricin.

The letter follows the discovery Tuesday of a ricin-laced letter sent to Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and came as authorities were investigating suspicious packages in and near the offices of members of Congress.

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