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The Los Angeles city attorney wants back the $3 million it shelled out for Michael Jackson’s memorial at the Staples Center, a spokesman said Monday, despite an audit concluding the event generated even more revenue for the city. “The bottom line is the city attorney’s very committed to recouping the taxpayer’s dollars,” spokesman John Franklin said. “During these tough economic times right now, that’s big money. We’re laying off, people are getting furloughed. … It’s still money that we put out for a memorial service for Michael Jackson.”