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    Lil Wayne Gets a Big Trial Date

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    Lil Wayne's not exactly jumping for joy.

    A judge in Yuma, Ariz., has set a March trial date for the Grammy-winning New Orleans MC on felony drug and weapons charges stemming from a January 2008 bust along the U.S.-Mexican border.

    Wayne, whose full name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., has pleaded not guilty.

    The "Lollipop" MC was busted after his tour bus was searched at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 8 just east of Yuma. Agents allegedly turned up cocaine, Ecstacy, marijuana, a pistol and $22,000 in cash.

    A lawyer for the 27-year-old hip-hopster could not be reached for comment, who's keeping his legal eagles' pockets full these days.

    Wayne's also facing trial in New York City for criminal weapons possession after police turned up a gun in—you guessed it—his tour bus following a 2007 concert.

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