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Local & Regional American released from N. Korea, Bakersfield man remains American released from N. Korea, Bakersfield man remains (Photo Gallery) (Video)
American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.