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  • Supervisory Special Agent Patrick Murphy said at Mr. Blagojevich's corruption trial Tuesday that in the interview Mr. Blagojevich insisted that he maintained what he called a firewall between campaign fundraising and his official actions as governor.

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  • Alabama head coach Patrick Murphy argues a strike called by the third base umpire during an NCAA college softball game against Georgia, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Vasha Hunt) MAGAZINES OUT

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