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Rauner Fires 29 from Patronage Scandal Under Predecessors

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner fired 29 Illinois Department of Transportation employees Thursday who were among hundreds improperly hired based on political connections. 380 more words

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Rod Blagojevich Plans To Appeal 14-Year Prison Sentence

CHICAGO (AP) — Rod Blagojevich’s lawyer has notified a federal court that the imprisoned former Illinois governor plans to appeal his 14-year sentence for corruption imposed at a resentencing earlier this month. 121 more words

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Blagojevich to appeal prison sentence, lawyer says

CHICAGO (AP) – Rod Blagojevich’s lawyer has notified a federal court that the imprisoned former Illinois governor plans to appeal his 14-year sentence for corruption imposed at a resentencing earlier this month. 101 more words

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Two weeks after resentencing, Blagojevich files appeal

CHICAGO –Rod Blagojevich’s lawyer has notified a federal court that the imprisoned former Illinois governor plans to appeal his 14-year sentence for corruption imposed at a resentencing earlier this month. 101 more words

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Two weeks after resentencing, Blagojevich files appeal

CHICAGO –Rod Blagojevich’s lawyer has notified a federal court that the imprisoned former Illinois governor plans to appeal his 14-year sentence for corruption imposed at a resentencing earlier this month. 101 more words

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Walter Jacobson's Perspective 8/21/16: Children the Victim and Zagel's Blago Ruling

Walter Jacobson gives his perspective on Judge Zagel’s ruling to keep the long jail sentence for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, and what it means for his family and how it reflects our justice system. 18 more words

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective