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2010 Top Story: The Bishop Long Case

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bishoplong 2010 Top Story: The Bishop Long Case

The sexual coercion case filed against Bishop Eddie Long and New Birth Missionary Baptist Church was the top news story of 2010 in Atlanta.

Here is some of the information about the case as it happened earlier this year.

The case first came to light several months ago when two young men, Maurice Robinson and Anthony Flagg  filed a lawsuit against Long and the church charging that the Bishop used his influence and expensive gifts to entice them into having a sexual relationship with him.

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Frank and Wanda welcomed Dale Russell the Fox 5 reporter who originally broke the story to come on the air and talk about the case and his two part interview with Jamal Parris the third plaintiff in the case.

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Jamal Parris was  not the only plaintiff to talk to the media in this case.  WSB TV found the fourth victim in the Eddie Long sexual coercion case Spencer LeGrande for an exclusive interview

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http://www.ajc.com/video?bcpid=97471435001&bclid=1717763711&bctid=621060273001

While Fox 5 aired part two of their exclusive interview with Jamal Parris

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http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/dpp/news/iteam/bishop-eddie-long-accuser-photos-sex-allegations-20100929-es

Bishop Long has decided to mediate the cases against him. A hearing has been set for Feb.

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