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In this March 2, 2012 file photo, Cook County Commissioner William Beavers speaks to reporters, as his attorney Sam Adam Jr. listens, after Beavers' arraignment on federal tax-evasion charges in Chicago. Jury selection is set to begin Monday, March 11, in Chicago for the 78-year-old Democrat who is accused of diverting tens of thousands of dollars from campaign accounts for personal use without reporting it and then trying to cover it up. AP Photo

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