New trial for Ed and Linda Mangano set for Oct. 9

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A new trial date has been set for former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda.

A federal judge in Central Islip announced Thursday that the former county executive's retrial on corruption charges will begin Oct. 9.

The couple’s first trial ended with a hung jury, while former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto was acquitted of all charges.

Mangano is accused of taking bribes from restaurateur Harendra Singh. His wife is accused of lying to investigators.

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