FRANKFORT, Ky. - Continuing his testimony yesterday in his federal extortion trial here, the husband of former Kentucky Gov. Martha Layne Collins denied that he solicited horse partnership investments from Cranston Securities in exchange for state bond business.

Bill Collins' second day on the witness stand followed his rejection Tuesday of the federal government's contention that he had acted in a similar manner with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corp. He also said Tuesday that he had not sought campaign contributions from officials at Donaldson.

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