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PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Ex-Jackson doctor back in Las Vegas

Ex-Jackson doctor back in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- The doctor facing a manslaughter charge in singer Michael Jackson's death has returned to Nevada to resume his medical practice and await trial, his representatives said Wednesday.

Dr. Conrad Murray was in Las Vegas making arrangements to work from another physician's office pending an April 5 evidentiary hearing in Los Angeles, said Miranda Sevcik, spokeswoman for Murray and his lawyer, Edward Chernoff.

Chernoff vowed in a Web posting that Murray ''is going to keep practicing medicine.''

John Mayer apologizes for interview

NEW YORK -- John Mayer is apologizing for his mouth.

The Grammy-winner took to his Twitter page to make amends for his latest inflammatory comments -- this time, in the March edition of Playboy.

In it, he calls former girlfriend Jessica Simpson ''sexual napalm'' and said Jennifer Aniston is a technophobe who wishes she could go back to her career prime in 1998.

He also uses the N-word.

On Twitter on Wednesday afternoon, he apologized for the racial epithet and said he has to stop ''trying to be so raw in interviews.''

Dion coming back to Vegas for 3-year stint

LAS VEGAS -- Celine Dion is returning to the Las Vegas Strip in 2011 to begin a three-year run at Caesars Palace.

The Grammy award-winning singer announced Wednesday she'll return to the 4,300-seat Colosseum, home of her previous show, ''A New Day.'' It grossed more than $400 million and was seen by nearly 3 million fans over five years before closing in December 2007.

The new show begins March 15, 2011, with tickets for the first 54 performances going on sale Friday.