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Alabama gambling trial on day 3 of deliberations

(AP) - The jury in Alabama's gambling corruption trial is set to resume deliberations.

The jury ended its second day Saturday without reaching a verdict and indicated there is much more work for the panel to do.

They are scheduled to resume work at 1 p.m. Sunday. They are taking Sunday morning off to attend religious services.

The defendants are a mix of state lawmakers, casino officials and lobbyists. They are accused of buying and selling votes on legislation designed to protect electronic bingo casinos from being closed by state police.

Their case is being heard by a jury of 11 women and one man, who is serving as the jury's foreman.

Defendants and their attorneys anticipate a lengthy decision process because of the large number of defendants and multiple charges.

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