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Former highway commissioner Sam Waggoner dies

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Former Highway Commissioner for the Central District, Sam Waggoner has died.

Waggoner resigned as Central District Commissioner after pleading guilty to extorting kickbacks from highway contractors and for lying about kickbacks on his income tax returns.

That was in February 1989.

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