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Ticket Takers: With the announced dates already sold out, singer Neil Diamond has added seventh and eighth concerts at the Forum, on March 22-23. Tickets for these additional shows go on sale Monday through TicketMaster. . . . And speaking of popular attractions, tickets for the first five U.S. appearances by the Irish rock group U2 dates sold out in record time. The opening tour date in Lakeland, Fla., sold out in four minutes, the second date in Miami sold out in 12 minutes, the next in Atlanta was sold via telephone only and went clean in 1 hour and 20 minutes. The tour is the band's first live North American concert jaunt in five years.

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