Milestones Oct. 23, 2000

ACQUITTED. EDWIN EDWARDS, 73, former Democratic Governor of Louisiana; of corruption charges that arose from his involvement in the liquidation of an insurance firm; in Baton Rouge. Edwards, known for his way with women and dice, has been the focus of at least two dozen state and federal investigations since his days in Congress in the 1960s. He still faces as much as $4.5 million in fines and 250 years in prison from a May conviction for taking payoffs to issue riverboat casino licenses. He has appealed.

ARRESTED. JOHN HARRIS, 54, brother of Willie Fulgear, the man hailed for recovering 52...

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