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Trial Date Set for Vicksburg Mayor on Bribery Charge

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VICKSBURG, Miss. — Vicksburg Mayor Paul Winfield has been arraigned on a federal bribery charge. The 39-year-old Democrat pleaded not guilty.

FBI Investigators say Winfield accepted $7,000 in bribe money in exchange for granting a disaster contract with the city. He was arrested at his home in February and later freed on $10,000 unsecured bond.

Winfield is now set to go to trial June 3.

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