Former Maryland governor loses bid to avoid prison

Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel Monday lost his bid in the Supreme Court to avoid imprisonment for corruption in office. He could begin serving a four-year prison term this summer. In a brief order, the justices let stand a ruling by the Fourth US Circuit Court affirming Mr. Mandel's 1977 conviction and four-year sentence for bribery and racketeering.

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