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Ex-HealthSouth CEO pleads not guilty to corruption charges

[JURIST] Former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy [defense website] pleaded not guilty Friday to corruption charges after a federal grand jury indicted him [JURIST report] Wednesday. Scrushy claims that though he has no evidence to provide the court, federal prosecutors are offering him immunity if he agrees to testify against his co-defendant, former Alabama governor Don Siegelman [official profile], who has also pleaded not guilty [JURIST report]. AP has more.

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