Inmates Using Fake Anthrax to Mess With Brooklyn Courthouse

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For the second time in eight days, an anthrax scare disrupted the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse Wednesday when white powder spilled out of a letter addressed to the building but no one in particular. An apparently unrelated letter last Tuesday contained white powder and a note that said "this is anthrax," the New York Daily News reports. Both came from prisoners doing time in separate prisons upstate, where they apparently don't have enough to do.