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Defense attorneys, from left, Ronald Kaye, Stanley Friedman, and Shepard Kopp comment on their clients, after a judge declared a mistrial Thursday on dozens of remaining counts against five former city of Bell elected officials accused of misappropriating public funds, in Los Angeles Thursday, March 21, 2013. Photo / AP Damian Dovarganes
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George Cole, center,a former Bell City Council member listens to the judge as a guilty verdict is read in his trial on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in Los Angeles. Photo / AP - Los Angeles Times, Irfan Khan, Pool
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Former Councilman Luis Artiga holds up his Bible, celebrating his acquittal, after the Bell trial verdicts were read Wednesday March 20, 2013 in Los Angeles. Poto / AP - Damian Dovarganes
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Five former Bell City elected officials listens to the judge as a guilty verdict is read in their trial on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in Los Angeles. Photo / AP Los Angeles Times - Irfan Khan,Pool
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