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Rice-cooker incident prompts mental exam

The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday, who officials said was carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker, was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial court appearance.

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  • Headline: Rice-cooker incident prompts mental exam
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 4 on 04/17/2014
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