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Heritage Auctions via AP

DALLAS (AP) — A basketball jersey believed to have been worn by former President Barack Obama while he was at a Honolulu prep school has sold at auction for $120,000.

Heritage Auctions said the jersey sold Saturday night in Dallas to a collector of American and sports artifacts who didn't wish to be identified.

Lawrence Jackson/AP

Updated: Aug. 17,  6:31 p.m.

Bidding was extended Saturday for a basketball jersey believed to have been worn by President Barack Obama. By Saturday afternoon, the current bid stood at $100,000 with bidding extended beyond the original Friday deadline.

James Kegley / National Endowment for the Arts

A recent national poetry competition was set against the backdrop of political debates. President Trump’s proposed budget calls for cuts to agencies that fund the arts. Hawai’i high school student Nicholas Amador represented the state and reflects on poetry and politics in the nation’s capital. HPR’s Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi has this report.