Herenton Expounds on 'High-Level Conspiracy,' Seeks Legal Redress 

BY JACKSON BAKER and JOHN BRANSTON | JUNE 14, 2007Toward the end of his well-attended Thursday afternoon press conference in the Hall of Mayors, a righteously calm Mayor Willie Herenton had sketched out what he said was a "well-orchestrated" criminal conspiracy in which…

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