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Gore pleads guilty following political run
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A man who had dreams of becoming a state lawmaker became a felon instead when his house of cards came tumbling down after he wrote hot checks for campaign signs and then tried stealing from his former boss.The former candidate, Kristopher Gore, 26, entered guilty pleas to charges of passing worthless checks, attempting to pass worthless checks, forgery and identity theft. He was given a total of five years on probation and must make $875 restitution. He will also be required to perform 40 hours public service work.Gore has asked he be allowed a judicial diversion.