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Durham Candidate Convicted Of Meeting Disruption

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DURHAM, N.C. — Steve Matherly is running for a seat on Durham's school board. But on Thursday, he was convicted of disrupting one of their meetings.

Matherly was found guilty of assaulting a government officer and disrupting an official meeting. He was found not guilty on similar charges last year.

Matherly was sentenced to 18 months probation. A judge told him if he disrupts another meeting, he could be thrown in jail.

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