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OJ Simpson granted parole after eight years in prison

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OJ Simpson has been granted parole for his release from a Nevada prison.

Simpson has spent more than eight years behind bars for armed robbery and assault with a weapon.

According to officials, Simpson had a clean record in prison.

Simpson was famously acquitted of the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman.

He's expected to be freed in October.

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