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Wilkerson Complaint Reads Like A Crime Novel

State Sen. Dianne Wilkerson, D-Boston, is out of jail on bond after being arrested and arraigned Tuesday on public corruption charges. A federal criminal complaint accuses her of attempted extortion as a public official of and improperly using her position as a state legislator.

Her next court appearance is a pre-trial hearing scheduled for mid-November. WBUR's Monica Brady-Myerov reports on the case against Wilkerson as it was outlined Tuesday.

This program aired on October 29, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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