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SPRINGFIELD, MO (AP) -- Authorities have defused three small, homemade bombs that turned up in the Springfield area, including one that was placed in a mailbox.
The items were found Friday in Greene County. Sheriff's deputies said it was too early to say if the incidents were related.
A homeowner in southwestern Springfield told KOLR-TV he called 911 after opening his mailbox around 1 p.m. Friday and seeing a suspicious bottle under some paper.
Authorities said the plastic bottle was swelli