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Former RI lawmaker pleads not guilty to campaign fraud

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A former Rhode Island state lawmaker has pleaded not guilty to embezzlement and campaign fraud charges.

A spokeswoman for the attorney general says former state Rep. Peter Palumbo, a Cranston Democrat, entered his plea in the Providence Superior Court Wednesday.

The 56-year-old lost his re-election campaign …


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