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A nurse tells a Chicago TV station that she and other colleagues were dismissed last week, but calls it a misunderstanding.
Smollett checked into Northwestern Hospital after he said two men beat him in a racial and homophobic attack in January.
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Police say Smollett paid two brothers to stage the assault as part of a publicity stunt.
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