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On Morning Edition: Sheila Dixon Verdicts

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A Baltimore jury has convicted Mayor Sheila Dixon on one count of embezzling gift cards intended for needy families. The jury returned not guilty verdicts on three other counts and couldn't reach a verdict on another.

Longtime Baltimore Sun columnist and host of Midday for WYPR, Dan Rodricks joins WAMU's Morning Edition Host Matt McCleskey to talk about the verdicts...

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