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Ex-Okla. Senate leader gets probation for bribery

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The powerful former leader of the Oklahoma Senate was sentenced to five years' probation Tuesday after being convicted of taking a $12,000 bribe in exchange for his influence on legislation. Former Senate President Pro-Tem Mike Morgan had faced up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. He was convicted on a federal bribery charge in March, though jurors acquitted him of...

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