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Winona, Minn., student booted after groin grab at fundraising show

February 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Catholic elementary school in Winona indefinitely suspended a 9-year-old student for mimicking Michael Jackson’s famous groin grab during a fundraiser. Continue Reading

Official: Michael Jackson’s doctor to serve about 2 years in prison

November 29, 2011 in The Daily Republic

LOS ANGELES (AP) The doctor convicted in the overdose death of Michael Jackson was sentenced to the maximum four years behind bars Tuesday by a judge who denounced him as a reckless physician whose actions were a “disgrace to the medical profession.” Continue Reading

Michael Jackson’s problematic last chapter: Would his comeback attempt have succeeded?

November 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A stark portrait of Michael Jackson emerged in the six-week criminal trial that ended this month, showing a national audience glimpses of a troubled artist beset by insomnia and anxiety, a series of missed rehearsals and a director mulling the possibility of “pulling the plug.” That cast a new light on a question that was peripheral to the criminal case but will be a key part of how the last chapter of Jackson’s story is written. Continue Reading

Michael Jackson’s doctor convicted in star’s drug death

November 7, 2011 in The Daily Republic

LOS ANGELES (AP) Michael Jackson’s doctor was convicted Monday of involuntary manslaughter in the pop star’s death for supplying an insomnia-plagued Jackson with a powerful operating-room anesthetic to help him sleep as he rehearsed for his big comeback.
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UPDATE / VIDEOS: Michael Jackson’s doctor convicted in entertainer’s 2009 drug death

November 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

VIDEO: Bottom of articleThe verdict against Dr. Conrad Murray marked the latest chapter in one of pop culture’s most shocking tragedies the death of the King of Pop on the eve of the singer’s heavily promoted comeback concerts.

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Verdict reached in case of Michael Jackson doctor

November 7, 2011 in The Daily Republic

LOS ANGELES (AP) A jury reached a verdict Monday in the involuntary manslaughter case against Michael Jackson’s doctor, deliberating for less than nine hours after the six-week trial that included the pop star’s own recorded voice but no testimony from the physician accused of causing his death.
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Fans gather for Michael Jackson tribute concert

October 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Fans of Michael Jackson are gathering in Wales for a tribute concert that has divided the King of Pop’s fans and family a celebration of the late star’s life overshadowed by the Los Angeles manslaughter trial of his doctor. Continue Reading

Slurring Jackson aimed to build hospital for kids

October 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Six weeks before Michael Jackson died, his doctor recorded the semi-comatose superstar mumbling what might have been his farewell address to the world. Continue Reading

Guard: Jackson doc collected vials before 911 call

September 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

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On the third day of the trial, prosecutors tried to show that Murray, who has pleaded not guilty, delayed calling authorities and that he was intent on concealing signs that he had been giving the singer doses of the anesthetic propofol. Continue Reading

Katy Perry ties Jackson record on Billboard

August 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

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