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Blagojevich's corruption trial now in the hands of jury

MADISON (WKOW) -- The jury is now accountable for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial.

Judge James B. Zagel delegated the case Wednesday morning after he gave them instructions on how deliberations are to be conducted.

Patti, Blagojevich wife's, accompanied him in the court proceedings. Prior to proceed, an elderly woman told Blagojevich she had been praying for him, so he put his hand over his heart and thanked her.

Blagojevich and his brother, co-defendant Robert Blagojevich, plead not guilty to fraudulent allegations to sell or trade an appointment to the U.S. Senate seat Barack Obama relinquished when elected president.

Blagojevich was also questioned for illegally coercing others for campaign donations.

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