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Courthouse evacuated after report of suspicious envelope

SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The federal courthouse in downtown Sioux Falls was evacuated for more than an hour while fire department personnel investigated a report of a suspicious envelope.

SIOUX FALLS (AP) - The federal courthouse in downtown Sioux Falls was evacuated for more than an hour while fire department personnel investigated a report of a suspicious envelope.

Authorities say the envelope was opened by a clerk on Monday and it contained white powder. Officials have not determined the makeup of the substance, but say it is not dangerous.

Police did not disclose the content of a note that was in the envelope or say who it was from.

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