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Asbestos forces closure of SE Mo. post office

BLOOMFIELD, Mo. (AP) - The small post office in the southeast Missouri town of Bloomfield is closed after asbestos was found in the building.

The Dexter Daily Statesman (http://bit.ly/Iqozu4 ) reports that patrons are being urged to go to the Dexter post office.

U.S. Postal Service spokesman Richard Watkins says a contractor has been hired to remove the asbestos, and the building shouldn't be closed for long, though he did not offer a guess on when the building would reopen.

 

Information from: Dexter Daily Statesman, http://www.dailystatesman.com

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