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A tree’s DNA leads to lumber-related conviction

Spears, law firms, masking round out roundup

Welcome to Monday, the 37th anniversary of Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondale’s selection of Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate, marking the first time a woman’s name was on a major party’s presidential ticket.

Here are some news items to get your week started.

— DNA again leads to a conviction, though this time the forensic evidence came from a tree.

— Pop star Britney Spears might turn to a longtime Hollywood attorney in her conservatorship battle.

— Twenty-seven of the top 200 grossing law firms have at least part of their Paycheck Protection Program loans forgiven, report says.

— Box office employee claims retaliatory firing for saying performing arts center CEO was not following mask protocol

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