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New Mail Opening Procedures in Capital

October 17, 2001
By: Nicholas Rummell
State Capital Bureau

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This is Nick Rummell, from Jefferson City.

Gov. Bob Holden's office have procedures for opening mail, following Wednesday's announcement of anthrax in New York Governor George Pataki's office.

Mail from foreign addresses or without return addresses -- and mail or packages sent from Trenton, NJ -- will be scrutinized by the single mail opener before reaching the hands of the governor, according to Holden's spokesman, Jerry Nauctical.

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OutCue: ...they don't touch it
Contents: People are on the lookout for suspicious mail.

Mail could pass through as many as four hands before reaching the governor, Nauctical said.

Nick Rummell, from the capital.

Gov. Bob Holden now has specialized mail opening procedures, following Wednesday's report of anthrax in NY Gov. George Pataki's office.

Nick Rummell has more from Jefferson City.

According to Holden's spokesman, Jerry Nauctical, mail without return addresses or from foreign addresses will be considered suspicious.

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Nauctical also said that mail could pass through four different hands before reaching the governor.

Nick Rummell, from the capital