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WASHINGTON (AP) A high-rise office building near Union Station has been evacuated after authorities found a suspicious package with white powder. D.C. officials say it was found in the mailroom of the American Psychological Association Offices today. Crews have not identified any toxic or hazardous material but the substance will be taken to a lab for more testing.

WASHINGTON (AP) Former mayor Marion Barry has been censured by the D.C. Council over a report that accuses him of violating conflict-of-interest laws. The report says the conflict came after Barry helped award a $15,000 city contract to a woman he had a sexual relationship with.

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