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Following up on a previously reported story, things between R. Kelly and the Village of Olympia Fields are cool. Kelly has removed the guard house that he'd constructed without a permit, but maintains that, as "a nationally known, Grammy award-winning recording artist," they should have cut him some slack.

 
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