Tennessee legislative building closes after lawmakers receive letters with white powder


Less than a week after roughly 100 letters with a suspicious white powder started turning up in mailboxes of Kansas lawmakers and other public officials, something similar is now playing out in Tennessee.

On Thursday, a legislative office building in Nashville was closed temporarily after multiple Republican leaders received a white powdery substance in the mail.

The FBI is investigating the unknown substance and said laboratory testing was ongoing.

The agency said there was no risk to the public, and it was working to to determine how many letters were sent as well as the people who might have been . . .


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