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Former School Superintendent May Be Under Federal Investigation

Former School Superintendent May Be Under Federal Investigation

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The state journal register reports the feds have been investigating the spending of former Ball-Chatham school district Superintendent BobGillum.

The SJ-R obtained a subpoena issued by federal prosecutors from February 2013 through a Freedom of Information Act request.

Ball-Chatham school official say they will cooperate with any investigation into Gillum, who retired from the post at the end of the 2011-2012 school year.

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