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Here’s One Way to Take the Focus Off the Tribune News

The biggest news story in Chicago today is no longer the bankruptcy filing of a company founded 30 years before a cow destroyed the city. It is the arrest of the Governor.

The cable news networks broke the news of the arrest of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich within a few seconds of each other around 9:16amET. Blagojevich is in custody on corruption charges. Among other things, the Governor is accused of conspiring to sell or trade Barack Obama‘s Senate seat.

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Okay, so the former governor of Illinois, George Ryan, is in prison. The current governor is in custody. Nice.

I guess the Chicago Tribune will have plenty to report for the next few months. Let’s just hope they can sell some more ad pages too.

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