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Blagojevich jury gone for the day.

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And day three ends with one small hint, but no verdict.

Jurors are mulling 20 charges, including that Rod Blagojevich tried selling President Obama's vacant Senate seat.

Jurors should be back in by 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Before leaving for the day, jurors sent the judge their first note.

The 12-member jury noticed that not all of them had the same number of pages for one of the phone calls in their transcript binders.

Some jurors noticed that there were nine pages for the phone call but others noticed there were five pages. The jurors all agreed they would not go further with that phone call until they got an answer.

Turns out that they were supposed to only have five pages for that phone call. Court security will go in and remove the pages for those who had the fuller transcript.

It was a good hint of what jurors are up to, however. The phone call in dispute was a Nov. 14, 2008 between the former governor and his brother, Robert. In it, they discuss Dick Durbin as well as fund-raiser Raghu Nayak. Here's the call:
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