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PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Lohan off house arrest after 35 days

Lohan off house arrest after 35 days

LOS ANGELES — Lindsay Lohan was freed from house arrest Wednesday morning, ending a drama-filled 35 days and opening the next chapter in the troubled starlet’s efforts to put her court troubles behind her.

Sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore said Lohan’s electronic monitoring equipment was removed shortly before 10 a.m. and she was removed from the jail system about 10:20 a.m.

Lohan is not entirely free. She still has to complete 480 hours of community service, complete an anti-shoplifting class and comply with other terms of her release.

Wyo. city in running for ‘Modern Family’ premiere

JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson Hole, Wyo., is reportedly in the running to be the setting for the premiere of ‘‘Modern Family.’’

The Jackson Hole News & Guide reported Wednesday that producers of ABC’s ‘‘mockumentary’’ sitcom named the resort town as their top pick but that network approval is still pending. The proposal would have the show’s characters on a family vacation at the Lost Creek Ranch, a lodge and spa.

ABC officials declined to comment.

The newspaper reported that Jackson emerged at the front-runner after the Snow King Resort offered to set aside rooms for the production crew and actors, and the lodging tax board agreed to help pay for the rooms.

Liz Taylor jewels taking tour before N.Y. sale

NEW YORK — Elizabeth Taylor’s prized collection of jewelry, art, designer clothing and other memorabilia will go on an international three-month tour before it is sold in New York in December, Christie’s auction house announced Wednesday.

The tour will begin in September and include stops in Moscow, London, Dubai, Geneva, Paris, Hong Kong and Los Angeles. It will end in New York, where Christie’s plans a ‘‘museum-quality exhibition’’ of the late actress’ collection that will fill its entire gallery space Dec. 3-10. The auction will be held Dec. 13-16.

— From wire reports