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By Gary Susman
Updated August 29, 2001 at 04:00 AM EDT
Aaliyah: John Spellman/Retna
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WE NEED A RESOLUTION U.S. investigators are joining the probe by Bahamian officials into the cause of the plane crash that killed Aaliyah and eight others on Saturday. Early reports had suggested that one of the Cessna 402’s two engines failed, or that the plane, filled to capacity with nine aboard, was overloaded with gear from the music video the singer and her crew had been shooting. Read’s full report on Aaliyah.

BACKSTREET’S BACK Friday night in Milwaukee saw the Backstreet Boys playing their first gig in the two months since AJ McLean‘s stint in rehab sidelined their tour. Many dates were postponed as McLean spent several weeks being treated for alcoholism and depression. On stage Friday, the other four members of the band welcomed him back by spraying him with Silly String.

I Spy

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