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William Cellini leaves the federal building, Tuesday after being convicted on two of four counts.

Nov. 02, 2011

William Cellini was found guilty of conspiracy to commit extortion and aiding bribery in a conspiracy to trade state contracts for campaign contributions for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday. Eight Forty-Eight talked to former federal prosecutor Patrick Deady about efforts to extol corruption through the “Operation Board Games” trials. Then, Northwestern University professor Max Dawson talked with Eight Forty-Eight about the history of home entertainment media and what’s in store for the future. Plus, TribLocal Evanston beat reporter Jonathan Bullington gave an update on the city’s recent political happenings and an overview on some advantages and drawbacks to living in the near north suburb. And, food writer Marissa Guggiana spoke to Eight Forty-Eight about her new book and some of the restaurants and chefs she profiled.