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Duke Univ. makes claim on oil magnate's estate

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>> One of America's most prestigious colleges wants a piece of Aubrey McClendon's estate. The Chesapeake Energy co-founder died earlier this year before he could pay almost $10 million in pledges he'd made to Duke University, his alma mater. That's according to a probate court filing by the school. McClendon's tenure at Chesapeake came under scrutiny after a Reuters investigation in 2012 revealed anti-trust practices at the company, that led to McClendon's ouster as CEO, and in March, he was criminally charged with conspiracy.
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He died in a car crash a day after being indicted, and while authorities determined his death was an accident, McClendon left behind a long list of creditors, according to the Wall Street Journal. Duke University isn't commenting.