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After witness recants, man jailed for 27 years gets released

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The key witness in a murder that sent a teenage boy to prison for 27 years recanted Thursday and accused authorities of coercing her testimony. The stunning declaration led a judge to set bail in the case, drawing a gasp from the packed courtroom and sending the defendant's wife to her knees….