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Larry King, wife withdraw divorce filings

In this April 18, 2007 file photo, Larry King and his wife Shawn arrive to a party held by CNN celebrating King's fifty years of broadcasting, New York. (Stuart Ramson)

July 8, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Larry King and his wife have withdrawn competing divorce petitions filed in Los Angeles.Court records show divorce proceedings were dismissed on Wednesday.

The move comes nearly three months after the host of CNN's "Larry King Live" filed to end his nearly 13-year marriage to his seventh wife, Shawn. She also sought to end the marriage, but the couple soon reconciled.

King announced his retirement last month. He cited the desire to spend more time with his wife and two young sons as one of the benefits of ending his show after 25 years.

They were married in 1997.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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