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Jury gets corruption case of former Detroit mayor

Friday - 2/15/2013, 1:45pm  ET

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick makes his way to federal court in Detroit, on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. Kilpatrick, 42, is charged with 30 crimes, including bribery, racketeering conspiracy, extortion and tax violations. ANDRE J. JACKSON/Detroit Free Press (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, ) DETROIT NEWS OUT; NO SALES

ED WHITE
Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- The corruption case of Kwame Kilpatrick was given to jurors Friday after a blistering summary from a prosecutor who said the former Detroit mayor's bank account swelled with a "tidal wave of green" through extortion and bribery.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark Chutkow tried to pull the jury to the government's view of the evidence following 1
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