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Opening statements to begin in Pennsylvania mayor's trial


January 21, 2018

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Opening statements are scheduled to begin in the federal corruption trial of the mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city.

Prosecutors say Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski ran a pay-to-play scheme. He's accused of trading more than $150,000 in city contracts for campaign donations that fueled his aborted runs for governor and U.S. Senate.

The Democrat says he's innocent. His attorney says prosecutors are peddling a "false narrative" about Pawlowski.

A jury will hear opening statements on Monday in Allentown.

Pawlowski faces accusations of fraud, bribery, attempted exto...

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