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      Trial begins for man accused of killing local real estate agent

      YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. - It's opening day of the trial against the man accused of plotting to kill a local real estate agent is in the book. Lawyers are trying to pick a jury.

      No one's been seated in the case of Daniel Blizzard as of Monday afternoon. He faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of Vern Holbrook.

      Opening statements will likely take place in a few days.

      Another murder suspect will be tried separately.

      Two others signed plea deals and will testify against both defendants.
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