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Verdicts are delivered, but Bell residents are eager to move on

Verdicts are delivered, but Bell residents are eager to move on

When Los Angeles prosecutors filed charges against Bell officials in 2010, it inspired celebrations and rallies in the small working-class city.

At the time, anger over the allegations of widespread corruption burned hot. Many also were embarrassed Bell had become, literally, the answer to a "Jeopardy" question on public graft.

On Wednesday, when five former City Council members were convicted of misappropriating public funds, the reaction throughout Bell was mixed.

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