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Feds wrap up case against former Detroit mayor

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DETROIT (AP) -- Kwame Kilpatrick turned Detroit's City Hall into a "private profit machine" by rigging contracts, demanding bribes and even stealing money meant for the needy, a prosecutor said during closing arguments Monday in the former mayor's corruption trial. Kilpatrick spent $840,000 more than he earned as Detroit's mayor from 2002 until 2008, Assistant U.S. Attorney R. Michael...