03/10/1998 AT 12:00 AM EST

"Hustler" publisher Larry Flint, from standing trial on obscenity charges in Cincinnati. Judge Patrick Dinkelacker agreed Wednesday to postpone Flynt's trial a month and a half to April 5 while Flynt, 55, undergoes surgery to correct a urological problem common among paraplegics. (Flynt has been in a wheelchair since he was shot in 1978.)

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