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Josh Murray , a former minor league baseball player and the brother of Chiefs rookie QB Aaron Murray , last night was selected as the winner of ABC’s “The Bachelorette” ( Mult., 7/28 ).

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06/09/98
JORDAN PLANS TO BRING CRITICAL EYE ON TOUR OF ASIA

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06/08/98
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06/08/98
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06/08/98
LEAGUE NOTES

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06/08/98
MEDIA NOTES

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06/08/98
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