Jury selection begins in retrial of Dean Skelos, son

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Jury selection began Tuesday in the corruption retrial of former state Senate leader Dean Skelos.

The Rockville Centre Republican and his son are being tried on corruption charges for a second time.

They were each convicted of extortion, conspiracy and bribery in 2015.

Those convictions were overturned following a Supreme Court ruling that changed the legal definition of corruption.

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