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Farmer reports to prison Tuesday

WEST VIRGINIA (WAVE) – Former Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer will report to prison Tuesday after an extra week of freedom.

Farmer was supposed to begin serving his sentence March 18, but a judge granted the UK basketball star a week-long extension so he could watch his son play in the boy's Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena.

He will serve his 27-month sentence in West Virginia for misusing Kentucky taxpayer funds.

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