Venus Ousted in First Wimbledon Round

In today's link roundup: The tournament is over for Williams. Plus: Sheriff denies KKK link after release of photos. 

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Sheriff denies KKK link after release of photos: He says it was just a costume, but is this really what you want your law-enforcement officials to do for fun?

Venus ousted in first round of Wimbledon: It's the first time in 6 1/2 years that she's lost in the first round in any Grand Slam tournament.

African Americans less likely to receive kidney donations: A study published this month by the American Journal of Kidney Diseases shows that African-American patients awaiting a new organ are less likely to get one than nonblack patients.

Conrad Murray wishes he'd testified, lawyer says: On the third anniversary Monday of Michael Jackson's death, Dr. Conrad Murray -- who is serving four years in jail for his role in the singer's death -- wishes he had testified during his trial, his appeals attorney said.

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