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Monday Odds and Ends

-Publicity whore Rod Blagojevich joins luminaries like Levi Johnston and the guy who played Peter Brady in shilling for Wonderful Pistachios. link

-Minneapolis-based shop mono was named AOR for cheese brand Tillamook. link

-A new poll shows over two-thirds of Michigan residents support continued funding of McCann Midwest’s “Pure Michigan” campaign, which was cut this fall due to state budget problems.¬† link

-RAPP Canada, DDB Canada’s CRM unit, announced that Barb Williams has returned to Toronto to serve as ACD.

-Barbara Biancalana was promoted to director of account management at Indianopolis-based Young & Laramore.

-H&M is previewing its fall/winter collection with an augmented reality app. link

-Digital media platform Traffiq hired former Microsoft exec Eric Picard and Razorfish alum Lori Goldberg as chief product officer and SVP, client services, respectively.

-Offline editor Robert Mead joined post-production shop FeedtheWalrus. link

-Super Bowl ad slots: All sold out! link

-Wendy’s and its Hispanic agency, The Bravo Group, are launching “Sabor de Verdad,” a new campaign aimed at the U.S. Hispanic market. link

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