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U.S. woman facing drug charge released in Mexico

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By CRISTINA SILVA

Associated Press

NOGALES, Mexico (AP) -- An Arizona woman held in a Mexico jail for a week on a drug-smuggling charge was freed after a court reviewed her case, including key security footage, and dismissed the allegations.

Yanira Maldonado, 42, walked out of the prison on the outskirts of Nogales, Mexico and into her husband's arms late Thursday night.

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