Mike Killian, former mayor of South Pittsburg, Tenn., makes his way into federal court Thursday to be sentenced on a federal gambling charge to which he pleaded guilty. Investigators estimate he made more than $800,000 while operating video poker, illegal sports betting and a lottery in the Marion County town.
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published Thursday, January 9th, 2014
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Former South Pittsburg Mayor Mike Killian admits he was wrong to run a 25-year-long gambling operation but claims that others run similar enterprises and that he was targeted because of his political position and a prominent relative.