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Worker who saw victim’s body testifies at Hernandez trial

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, left, sits with defense attorney Charles Rankin during his murder trial, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013. (AP Photo/The Boston Herald, Ted Fitzgerald, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The 18 New England residents sitting on the jury in the murder trial of former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will be allowed to watch the home team play in Sunday’s Super Bowl, but the judge overseeing the case says they must leave the room if his name is mentioned.

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Lawyer says Suge Knight was behind wheel in deadly crash

This image from video shows Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight, right, walking into the Los Angeles County Sheriffs department early Friday morning Jan. 30, 2015 in connection with a hit-and-run incident that left one man dead and another injured. (AP Photo/OnSceneVideo via AP Television)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion “Suge” Knight, the impresario of gangster rap, has long been a perpetrator and victim of the violent life he promoted in song.

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Aaron Hernandez won’t be allowed to watch the Super Bowl

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during his murder trial, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013. (AP Photo/The Boston Herald, Ted Fitzgerald, Pool)

BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez won’t be allowed to watch the team take on the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl while on trial for murder.

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Amy Van Dyken returns to broadcast booth after ATV accident

Former Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken uses a ramp to access the broadcast booth Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif. The six-time Olympic gold medal swimmer returned to work with the Pac-12 Networks on Friday, nearly eight months after an all-terrain vehicle accident left her paralyzed from the waist down. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Amy Van Dyken pushed herself across one of Berkeley’s busy streets in her wheelchair and up a ramp into her special broadcast booth overlooking the pool deck, beaming the whole way.

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Wearing Seahawks gear, lawmakers support fantasy football

State Republican Sen. Pam Roach, back left, listens to a resolution on the Senate floor honoring the Seattle Seahawks, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Olympia, Wash. Roach is sponsoring a bill that would legalize paid fantasy sports leagues. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — On the last weekday before the Super Bowl, legislators wearing Seattle Seahawks gear made noise over a bill to allow Washington state residents to legally play fantasy football.

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