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Hometown Residents React to Ebbers Verdict

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Hometown Residents React to Ebbers Verdict

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Hometown Residents React to Ebbers Verdict

Hometown Residents React to Ebbers Verdict

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Bernard Ebbers, the former chief executive at WorldCom found guilty Tuesday on all charges for his role in an $11 billion accounting scandal at the telecommunications firm, will be sentenced on June 13. In his hometown of Clinton, Miss., Ebbers is still viewed sympathetically by many; but just as many welcomed the verdict.

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