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Small Newspaper Claims NFL Lockout Is 'Almost Over'

CHICAGO (CBS) A small newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts is claiming the NFL Lockout is almost over.

Bill Burt of the Eagle-Tribune wrote a story today that said:

A deal to end the National Football League's lockout is almost complete, according to an NFL source.

According to an the source, owners and players were close to an agreement today to end the lockout, which entered its 86th day today.

Some coaches and players have been contacted about returning to work probably early next week and as soon as this weekend.

Pro Footbal Talk's Mike Florio is refuting the report, however.

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