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      14th Street NW closed due to suspicious package

      Police say the package was left near the Post Office on 14th Street NW. (Photo: DDOT)

      UPDATE (1:36 p.m.): The suspicious package has been cleared by police, DDOT says.

      ORIGINAL STORY: A suspicious package has closed down a portion of 14th Street NW near U Street, police say.

      D.C. Police spokesman Hugh Carey says they received a call about an object, believed to have been left near the Post Office at 1914 14th Street NW, at about noon.

      This post will be updated.