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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2012 file photo, former Baltimore Oriole Eddie Murray speaks at a ceremony to unveil a statue in his likeness before a baseball game between the Orioles and the Kansas City Royals in Baltimore. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Murray has agreed to settle federal civil charges of profiting in stock trades by using confidential information passed to him by a former teammate. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2012 file photo, former Baltimore Oriole Eddie Murray speaks at a ceremony to unveil a statue in his likeness before a baseball game between the Orioles and the Kansas City Royals in Baltimore. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Murray has agreed to settle federal civil charges of profiting in stock trades by using confidential information passed to him by a former teammate. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

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