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Nagin found guilty

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Jury finds ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin guilty of corruption, taking bribes while in office.  He was found guilty in 20 of 21 counts.

After a day's delay, deliberations resumed Wednesday. Nagin's attorney Robert Jenkins says the jury has made a decision. The timing of the announcement is uncertain.

Nagin faces a 21-count indictment. Prosecutors allege he took bribes worth more than $500,000 in a string of criminal acts that began before Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005 and continued during the recovery.

The defense argued that the prosecution case was built on testimony from businessmen who entered plea deals and told prosecutors what they wanted to hear in hopes of getting light sentences.

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