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Tennessee Parole Board divided over release in murder case
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The fate of Cyntoia Brown, who is serving a life sentence for killing a man when she was 16, is in the hands of Tennessee's governor after the state parole board split on a Wednesday clemency hearing. Brown's lawyers asked the parole board to consider whether the woman, now 30 years old, has turned her life around so much in prison that she deserves a break on her lengthy sentence. The case has attracted the attention of celebrities including Kim Kardashian and singer Rihanna, who are part of a social media campaign to get Brown released.