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** FILE ** In this June 3, 2011, file photo, John Edwards leaves the Federal Building in Winston-Salem, N.C. After years of investigation, denials and delays, jury selection is set to begin Thursday, April 12, 2012, for the criminal trial of the former presidential candidate in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
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** FILE ** In this June 3, 2011, file photo, John Edwards leaves the Federal Building in Winston-Salem, N.C. After years of investigation, denials and delays, jury selection is set to begin Thursday, April 12, 2012, for the criminal trial of the former presidential candidate in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

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