NYPD: Powder sent to Weiner non-hazardous

(AP) - New York Police Department field tests haveruled a white powder sent with a threatening letter to the Queensoffice of Rep. Anthony Weiner is

NEW YORK - (AP) - New York Police Department field tests haveruled a white powder sent with a threatening letter to the Queensoffice of Rep. Anthony Weiner is not hazardous. The letter with suspicious white powder was discovered Thursdayafternoon at his office in Kew Gardens. Police say the letter was handwritten in block letters and madea threat related to Weiner's vote on the sweeping federal healthcare legislation. Workers were decontaminated as a precaution. More sophisticatedlab testing would also be done to determine the substance. Many Democrats around the country who supported the newlegislation have had bricks hurled through windows and menacingobscenity-laced phone messages left. Weiner says his first priority is to his staff. The office isclosed.

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