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Child porn trial set for former Sioux Falls fire chief

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A former Sioux Falls fire chief facing child pornography charges is scheduled for trial late this year.

The Argus Leader reports that 58-year-old Jim Sideras Is to stand trial the week of Nov. 26 on 10 counts of possessing, manufacturing or distributing child pornography. He was charged in May 2017 and has pleaded not guilty.

Each charge carries a maximum penalty of up to 10 years in prison.

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