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Six-time hot dog-eating contest champion Takeru Kobayashi, center, is joined by his attorney Mario D. Romano, left, and interpreter Maggie James as he speaks to reporters after leaving Brooklyn Criminal Court, Monday, July 5, 2010, in New York. Mr. Kobayashi was freed after a night in a New York jail after he pleaded not guilty to charges of obstruction of governmental administration, resisting arrest, trespassing and disorderly conduct. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Six-time hot dog-eating contest champion Takeru Kobayashi, center, is joined by his attorney Mario D. Romano, left, and interpreter Maggie James as he speaks to reporters after leaving Brooklyn Criminal Court, Monday, July 5, 2010, in New York. Mr. Kobayashi was freed after a night in a New York jail after he pleaded not guilty to charges of obstruction of governmental administration, resisting arrest, trespassing and disorderly conduct. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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