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Judge Rejects Simpson's Retrial Bid

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A judge in Las Vegas has rejected O.J. Simpson's bid for a new trial.

Tuesday's decision means the former football star must remain in a Nevada state prison where he is serving nine to 33 years for armed robbery and kidnapping in a bungled attempt to retrieve personal items from two sports memorabilia dealers in 2007.

Simpson was sentenced to prison in 2008. He'll be 70 years old before he is eligible for parole.

Simpson's current defense attorneys argued that his previous lawyers handled his case so badly that he should get a new trial.

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