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Blago trial resumes

CHICAGO (AP) -- Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial has resumed with former Deputy Gov. Doug Scofield on the stand.

The trial was completing its fourth full week Thursday.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Reid Schar resumed where the questioning of Scofield left off Wednesday. He asked the former official about the Senate seat Barack Obama gave up after his November 2008 election as president.

Blagojevich has pleaded not guilty to scheming to get a high-paying job or other reward in exchange for appointment to the seat.

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