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DEKALB COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Former State Senator Lowell Barron has entered a plea of not guilty. Barron waived his arraignment hearing Tuesday and entered a written plea of not guilty.

Barron is accused of misusing campaign funds.

Investigators said he wrote checks totaling $56,000 to a staffer named Jill Johnson.

Barron was indicted on six counts of ethics law violations and violations of the fair campaign practices act.

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