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2,000 Prospective Jurors Excused From James Holmes Trial

A view of the jury box inside Courtroom 201 on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, where jury selection in the trial of Aurora movie the
A view of the jury box inside Courtroom 201 on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, where jury selection in the trial of Aurora movie theater shootings defendant James Holmes is to begin on Jan. 20 at the Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial, Colo. Jury selection is expected to take several weeks to a few months. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, pool)

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Jury selection for the Aurora movie theater shooting trial is taking an unexpected jolt forward, as the court releases 2,000 prospective jurors it does not need.

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