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Chris Brown released on reduced charge

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 A charge against Grammy Award-winning R&B singer Chris Brown has been reduced to a misdemeanor and he has been ordered released.

 Brown made his first appearance in a Washington courtroom Monday afternoon. He had been charged with felony assault after he was arrested Sunday following an altercation outside a Washington hotel.

 The charge was reduced Monday afternoon to simple assault.

 He has another court appearance on Nov. 25.

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