Thursday, December 11, 2008

Tribune Subpoenaed in Blagojevich Shakedown

Tribune Co. was subpoenaed by federal authorities in relation to corruption charges levied on Tuesday against Gov. Rod Blagojevich, the Chicago Tribune reported.

The newspaper said that its parent company was asked to provide documents that would relate to allegations that Blagojevich and John Harris, his chief of staff, conspired to get members of the Chicago Tribune editorial board fired in exchange for help in selling the company-owned Wrigley Field. [Click for MORE]

> Tribune's Zell says FBI contacted him in government case
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