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Richard Jewell Getting Married

September 15, 2000

ATLANTA (AP) _ Where to find a mate? Richard Jewell can recommend drug raids.

The man wrongly suspected in the bombing at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics said on NBC’s ``Today″ show that he is getting married to a woman he met on the job as a police officer, at a raid.

``She kind of hung around afterwards, so I kind of thought she might like me. It was cold that night, so I gave her my jacket to wear,″ Jewell said Wednesday.

Jewell, a security guard during the Olympics, now works as a police officer in Jefferson, 52 miles northeast of Atlanta. He did not disclose his fiancee’s name.

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