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A judge ruled Friday that Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher won't have to face charges stemming from a hiring scandal until he leaves office.
If Fletcher runs for re-election next year, his slogan could be "Guaranteed to Serve His Term Before He Serves His Time."
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