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WLS-AM: Leggo' My Blago!

For the next few weeks, WLS-AM should change their call letters to WBLAGO-AM. More than any other station in Chicago, they plan on being the #1 stop for all news related to former Governor Rod Blagojevich and his current federal corruption trial.

In addition to yesterday's announcement that Rod Blagojevich will be a regular correspondent during his trial for WLS-AM's Done & Roma morning show, appearing there at least weekly. WlS has a few more Blago announcements today...

Starting today, and every Monday through Thursday, WLS will have a "Primetime Blago" segment on each afternoon. The segment will air during the "Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper" at around 5:30pm. Joining Conn, Roeper and newsman Jim Johnson for these segments will be Andy Shaw, the former top political reporter for WLS-TV and current Executive Director for the Better Government Association. Also joining periodically will be attorney Mike Monico and other reporters covering the Blagojevich trial.

That's not all! WLS-AM's website now has a full Blago Trial Blog, which is being updated numerous times a day by many WLS staffers, with news stories, video and more.

WLS' Twitter account is now all Blago-related. In the last two days, they have posted up almost a dozen tweets, all of which are related to the Blagojevich trial.

Just because WLS placed Blagojevich's Sunday afternoon radio show on hold, does not mean that there will be no more Blago on WLS. In fact, just the opposite is true. Rod Blagojevich is still a member of the WLS family and they want to make sure they corner the market on him. There will now be more Blago talk & news on WLS than ever before.

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