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Milwaukee barber sentenced for role in Stradivarius violin theft

MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee barber received a 3-1/2-year prison sentence on Thursday for supplying a stun gun used in the theft of a 300-year-old Stradivarius violin from a concert violinist.

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Giant ketchup bottle up for sale in southern Illinois

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