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SPOKANE, Wash. -The white powdery substance that closed down Spokane City Hall temporarily was identified as a corn starch-based packaging product that came in with product that the city had ordered.

 

Employees who had contact with the powder were separated and the rest of the employees within the building were asked to remain on their own floors.

The City Council Briefing Session will be held as usual, but members of the public won't be allowed in the building.  The session will be carried live on CityCable 5 and on the web at www.spokanecity.org.

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