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Chicago police question 'Empire' actor Smollett and 2 'persons of interest'

CHICAGO - Detectives investigating the reported attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett questioned him again Thursday as they interviewed two people of interest, including a man who worked on the show, according to law enforcement sources.

The developments come as Smollett gave his first TV interview about the incident and tried to end doubt that he was attacked in the Streeterville neighborhood more than two weeks ago by two men who shouted slurs at

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