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Md. Man Digs Into Dad’s Letters From French Girls

It has been almost 65 years since Clara Bisker reread a Christmas card she received in December 1948. It had been tucked away in her desk since it was sent to her and her husband, Gordon, by two French girls.

11/28/2014

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In Error, Md. Men Get Selective Service Letters

The independent federal agency that manages draft registration says it accidentally sent letters to thousands of men in Maryland telling them they need to register, even though they’ve already done so.

05/04/2014

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Mail Truck Overturns On I-270, Spilling Hundreds Of Letters

A mail truck overturned on I-270 near Gaithersburg in Montgomery County on Thursday morning, spilling hundreds of letters and snarling traffic.

12/26/2013

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Mask May Link Deadly Ricin To Obama Letter Suspect

A dust mask may link a Mississippi man to an apparent attempt to poison President Obama and other public officials. James Dutschke is accused of sending ricin-tainted letters through the mail.

05/01/2013

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Second Mississippi Man Searched For Ricin Goes Into Hiding, Claims He’s Not A Suspect

The ongoing search for the person who mailed deadly ricin letters to the president and Capitol Hill has led one man to go into hiding.

04/26/2013

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Second Miss. Man Investigated In Ricin Case

Federal investigators appear to be no closer to tracking down the person who sent ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and others. With the suspect still out there, Washington is once again on edge.

04/24/2013

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Letters For Noah: Outpouring Of Encouragement Saves Bullied Teen’s Life

A mother’s plea for help echoes around the world. Now, one Columbia family is swamped with “Letters for Noah.”

02/14/2013

Sending Letters To Newtown, Conn.

The U.S. Postal Service has created an outlet for an outpouring of emotion following the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

12/18/2012

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44 Senators Write Cuban President About Imprisoned Alan Gross

Forty-four senators have written to Cuba’s president to call for the release of a Maryland man imprisoned in Cuba for almost three years.

09/25/2012

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Wife’s Tip Led FBI To Man Held In Congress Threats

A Vancouver, Wash., man accused of sending letters containing white powder to members of Congress fell under FBI scrutiny after his wife told an officer that he laced the envelopes with a mixture of celery salt and corn starch.

03/14/2012

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Wife Of Md. Man Imprisoned In Cuba Speaks At Event

The wife of an American man who has spent nearly two years in prison in Cuba wants people to contact members of Congress and write letters to newspapers to urge her husband’s return.

11/09/2011

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You Never Write Any More; Well, Hardly Anyone Does

Mom might get a quick note in the mail. Sister might get a birthday card. But that’s about it. For the typical American household these days, nearly two months will pass before a personal letter shows up.

10/03/2011

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