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Judge dismisses lawsuit over Amelia Earhart search

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CASPER, Wyo. - A federal judge on Friday dismissed a Wyoming man's claims that an aircraft recovery group secretly found wreckage of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart's missing airplane in the South Pacific but kept it quiet so it could continue ......

FILE - This July 1, 2012 file photo shows Ric Gillespie, right, founder of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, watching equipment testing alongside Wolfgang Burnside from aboard a ship at port in Honolulu. A federal judge has dismissed a Wyoming man’s lawsuit claiming a group secretly found the missing airplane of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart in the South Pacific but kept it quiet so it could continue to raise funds for the search. (AP Photo/Oskar Garcia, file) Show/Hide caption

FILE - This July 1, 2012 file photo shows Ric Gillespie, right, founder of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, watching equipment testing alongside Wolfgang Burnside from aboard a ship at port in Honolulu. A federal judge has dismissed a Wyoming man’s lawsuit claiming a group secretly found the missing airplane of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart in the South Pacific but kept it quiet so it could continue to raise funds for the search. (AP Photo/Oskar Garcia, file)

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