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Suspicious Package Found At Federal Courthouse

The FBI is investigating a suspicious package found near the Federal Courthouse in downtown Amarillo.

A U.S. Marshal's spokesman tells us the courthouse was evacuated around noon Wednesday after a letter containing a white powdery substance was found.

Local Haz-Mat crews and the Amarillo Police Department bomb squad were on hand to assist in the operation.

The Marshal's office says the substance tested negative for a harmful chemical.

The Amarillo branch of the FBI is investigating the incident.

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