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Residency questions for Chicago Little League team

 CHICAGO (AP) - Little League International says it has investigated allegations that some members of Chicago's national championship Little League team didn't live in the city and is confident the league "meets residency regulations."

In a statement, the organization says it reviewed documentation provided by the Jackie Robinson West league after an official in a suburban athletic association complained that top suburban players were allowed to play on the team to make it stronger.

The allegations made by Chris Janes of the Evergreen Park Athletic Association were first reported Tuesday by DNAinfo.com.

The team made international headlines last summer when it won the national championship before losing the world championship game to South Korea.

A message was left by the AP seeking comment from the league president, but he adamantly denied any cheating to DNAinfo.com.

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