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Blagojevich jurors complaining to judge about media contact

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The Clerk of court has just sent out this release, on behalf of U.S. District Judge James Zagel.

"It has come to the Court's attention that certain jurors in the Blagojevich trial are calling and complaining about numerous phone calls from the media asking for interviews and visiting their homes. The United States Marshal has advised the jurors to call 911 to report the incidents.

Please keep in mind that some of these jurors simply do not wish to talk, and if they have not agreed to talk with you, we ask that you respect their privacy."

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