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Court won't hear appeal from ex-Ill. governor

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from ex-Illinois Gov. George Ryan over his corruption conviction. The justices on Tuesday turned away Ryan's appeal without comment. The former governor wanted them to reconsider his conviction based on a 2010 decision saying honest service fraud requires bribery and kickbacks. Ryan said the jury instructions at his trial were wrong, and...

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