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  • ** FILE ** Commerce Secretary Ron Brown is shown in this May 1995 file photo. The special prosecutor investigating Brown is reviewing activities with an Oklahoma gas company that include a $160,000 payment to Brown's son and trips for a top Commerce aide, according to interviews and documents. (AP Photo/File, J. Scott Applewhite)

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