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Watchdog loses again in challenge to slush fund

Octogenarian government watchdog Edward “Ned” Sloan Jr. has hit another roadblock in his legal battle against a Greenville County slush fund. Sloan and his longtime attorney, James G. Carpenter, have argued since the mid-1990s that the county violated its own code by letting county councilors use money from an account for road repairs and other infrastructure projects in their districts without first obtaining consent from the council as a whole.

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