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Stewart Says She Will Begin Serving Jail Time

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Martha Stewart announces plans to serve her prison sentence. Credit: Reuters

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Martha Stewart announces plans to serve her prison sentence. Credit: Reuters

Martha Stewart announces plans to serve her prison sentence for lying about a suspicious stock sale in New York. Reuters hide caption

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Martha Stewart says she wants to begin serving her 5-month prison term. Stewart's lawyer told reporters they would also go ahead with an appeal. Stewart, the former CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc., was convicted in March of lying to investigators about a stock sale. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.

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