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Charges against Cuba dropped

Monday, August 06, 2012    

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NEW ORLEANS, USA (AP) — Misdemeanour battery charges related to a bar dust-up in New Orleans' French Quarter have been officially dropped against Academy Award-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr.

City spokesman Ryan Berni said an arraignment hearing was held Friday but there was no one to press the complaint. As a result, he said, the city moved to drop the charges.

"This ends the case," Berni said.

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