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Dimora gives up home after conviction on 33 corruption charges, says Patriot Act hurt him, can feds craft testimonies for witnesses that cut deals?

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Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora, the prior chair of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party whom a federal jury convicted of 33 of 34 counts of crimes in office last week, including racketeering . By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.com ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) (kathy@kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com) AKRON-Ohio-Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora reached a court settlement yesterday on what he owes the federal government after his conviction last week on 33 of 34 counts of crimes in office including theft, racketeering and taking bribes on county contracts for things such as home improvements, Las Vegas junkets and expensive prostitutes. The former chair of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party who joins a host of other former elected officials and county party affiliates in losing to the federal government, including two former