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Blago calls heavy hitters to the stand


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Former governor Rod Blagojevich’s defense team is poised to call Mayor Emanuel and U.S. rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. to
the stand as early as today. (Sun-Times)

Roscoe Village’s Bleeding Heart Bakery is collecting donations for victims of this weekend’s storms in the midwest. (RoscoeView Journal)

The Chicago Code may have had its swan song, but its finale has given Chicagoans exposure to Des Moines’ Parlours, whose sweet number about love and our fair city played at the end of the show. (Tribune)

It was a tough night for the Bulls, losing their third straight against the Heat, putting them in a 3-1 hole. Center Omer Asik will miss the rest of the postseason with a leg injury, and forward Joakim Noah was fined $50,000 by the league for using an anti-gay slur towards a fan. (Tribune/Sun-Times)

Former president George W. Bush was almost hit by a foul ball during Monday’s White Sox-Rangers match-up. Catcher A.J. Pierzynski did his best to protect the president. (YouTube)

Sheriff Joe Arapio, the Arizona lawman whose vocal support of the state’s anti-immigration law drew scorn and praise, has a problem: A deputy and two officers have been arrested for smuggling drugs and illegal immigrants into the country. (Arizona Republic)

Newt Gingrich: a common man with a Tiffany’s expense account. (NY Times)

The battered residents of Joplin, Missouri, took cover in preparation of another storm, just days after the city was decimated by an F-5 tornado. (NY Times)