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NAACP employees were going through the mail Thursday at national headquarters in Baltimore when they found a strange-looking envelope. It bore no return address and had a Memphis, Tenn., postmark — just like letters to President Barack Obama and a...
WASHINGTON -- An envelope laced with the lethal poison Ricin and addressed to a U.S. senator was found at a Maryland mail processing facility, officials said Tuesday. The envelope, intended for the office of Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), was discovered...
MEET THE CANDIDATES When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, TupeloWhile celebrating and remembering the first 75 years of the Natchez Trace Parkway, elected officials talked about what the next 75 years will bring. Sen. Roger Wicker remembered a time when the road seemed impossible. "In 1976 I went into the United...
Commercial AppealJames Everett Dutschke, the Tupelo, Miss., man charged with mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others, crouched in the back seat of an acquaintance's pickup covered by blankets in an apparent attempt to evade law enforcement...
Star TribuneSen. Al Franken pleaded with the Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday to change what he considers a hopelessly corrupted ratings system for financial products. The Minnesota Democrat believes rating companies promoted "junk" in exchange for...
ReutersBy Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators urged federal securities regulators to move quickly on fundamental changes to how credit-rating agencies are compensated, a step they said will reduce the type of...
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, TupeloRepublican Gov. Phil Bryant supports giving states the authority to force collection of sales taxes on Internet transactions, his spokesman, Mick Bullock, said Tuesday. But Bullock added, "The governor is not in favor of increasing taxes." Legislation...
ReutersBy Robbie Ward TUPELO, Miss., May 2 (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Thursday that there was enough evidence for a grand jury to consider indicting a Mississippi man accused of mailing poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other U.S....
Commercial AppealJames Everett Dutschke, a Tupelo man now charged with sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other public figures, apparently began setting the crime in motion last November, according to the criminal complaint against him. The...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Attorneys for a Mississippi man who was briefly charged with sending ricin-laced letters to the president and others are encouraged after speaking with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's office about repairing or replacing the man'...
NewsdayThe U.S. Capitol police are investigating a "suspicious substance" that came through the mail and was found in the office of Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Queens), police and Meeks' office said. Police sent out a notice to members of Congress earlier Monday,...
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