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Washington Ricin Scare Disrupts Brent Spence Bridge Lobbying Group
Posted: 7-Feb-2004 8:57AM CST

The group lobbying for federal money to replace the Brent Spence Bridge was affected by the finding of ricin in a senate mailroom. Several meetings had to be cancelled and others were relocated,

More information: (Northern) Kentucky Post: Ricin scare alters plans (Feb. 4, 2004) [Outside Link]

In other bridge news, U.S. Representative Anne Northup of Louisville supports the bridge replacement project. Northup does not represent the region, and her support is said to demonstrate how such a project could help the entire state.

More information: (Northern) Kentucky Post: Rep. Northup supports replacement of bridge (Feb. 5, 2004) [Outside Link]

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Updated: 7-Feb-2004 8:57AM CST

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