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Appearing on WFMJ Today Friday morning, Democratic Party chairman and defense attorney David Betras said the indictments against the two Democratic office holders makes for a "sad day for the Valley."

Betras stands by his previous statement that everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. "I did read this indictment and i compared it to the last indictment. Many of the allegations are the same and there are a lot of new things and new angles with it, so we'll just have to see how this plays out in court," Betras said.

Betras says he saw new information in Wednesday's indictments, but Youngstown mayor John McNally and Mahoning County Auditor Michael Sciortino say the indictments are merely a repeat of the 2010 case which was dismissed.


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