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Judge to retire after 22 years of service in Cape Giradeau

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - US Magistrate Judge Lewis M. Blanton is retiring Friday after more than 22 years of service in Cape Girardeau.

Judge Blanton also served 12 years as Associate Circuit Judge in Scott County. 

There is a formal retirement ceremony Friday at 2:30 p.m. in the Federal Courthouse atrium with reception following that is open to the public. 

The new incoming Magistrate, former Assistant United States Attorney Abbie Crites-Leoni, will be sworn in privately preceding Judge Blanton's retirement ceremony.

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