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Two Life Sentences for Rudolph in Plea Deal

Eric Rudolph is sentenced to life in prison for the 1998 bombing of an Alabama abortion clinic, which killed a police officer and wounded a nurse. Rudolph, who eluded capture for several years, said in court that he has no regrets.

In a plea deal, Rudolph also admitted bombing the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, a clinic and a gay bar in Atlanta in 1997. Those attacks resulted in one death and scores of injuries. Rudolph is scheduled to be sentenced for those crimes in August.

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Adam Hochberg
Based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Adam Hochberg reports on a broad range of issues in the Southeast. Since he joined NPR in 1995, Hochberg has traveled the region extensively, reporting on its changing economy, demographics, culture and politics. He also currently focuses on transportation. Hochberg covered the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, followed candidates in three Presidential elections and reported on more than a dozen hurricanes.
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