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'Sopranos' diner booth sells for $82,000 at auction

A MARTÍNEZ, HOST:

Good morning, I'm A Martínez. When fans of the TV show "The Sopranos" last saw fictional mob boss Tony Soprano in 2007, he was sitting at a booth in a New Jersey diner eating onion rings with his family - you know, his wife-and-kids family. For years, the booth attracted many fans, but over time it started to show its age, so the owners of the diner auctioned it off and sold it for $82,000. That's a lot of gabagool, but here's what really matters.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "DON'T STOP BELIEVIN'")

JOURNEY: (Singing) Don't stop.

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