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Missouri man charged with threatening to kill Obama

By AP/St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis – A Missouri man has been indicted on a federal charge of making a threat to kill President Obama.

The U.S. Attorney's office said Tuesday that Josh Randall McCallum, 32, mailed a threatening letter in August, from a state prison in Bowling Green, Mo.

McCallum is scheduled to make a court appearance later this week. The Missouri Department of Corrections said McCallum has been incarcerated since 1999 for tampering and burglary.

The charge of threatening to kill the president carries a penalty of up to five years in prison and up to $250,000 in fines.

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