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Blagojevich lawyer goes home sick, trial done until next week

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Rod Blagojevich trial proceedings have ended for the day -- and the week -- as one of his lawyers suddenly went home sick.

Defense lawyer Aaron Goldstein, who appeared ghostly this morning, went home after lunch break.

Prosecutors concluded their questioning of chief of staff John Harris -- and Goldstein was the person who was to cross examine him.

Judge James Zagel agreed to reconvene on Monday.

Testimony concluded with prosecutors exploring an alleged scheme to appoint U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. to the Senate seat in exchange for a $1.5 million contribution.

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Hey Natasha; do you still have to be there at the crack of dawn to get a seat?

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