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White Powder Scare in Memphis Turns Out to be Onion Powder

MEMPHIS, TN - A hazardous materials team was called to the downtown federal building in Memphis for a reported "white powder scare," which turned out to be harmless onion powder.

Authorities had no report of injuries but four office workers were exposed to the powder and were checked out by medical workers.

It is believed to have been sent from a prison.

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