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21-781.


21-781.
   
   Any person, who shall willfully, knowingly, or maliciously repeat or
   communicate to any person, or persons, a false rumor or report of a
   slanderous or harmful nature, or which may be detrimental to the
   character or standing of such other person, or persons, whether such
   person is a private citizen, or officer, or candidate for office,
   shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be
   fined not less than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) nor more than Five
   Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or imprisoned not less than thirty (30)
   days nor more than one hundred and twenty (120) days in the county
   jail, or both so fined and imprisoned for each offense.

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