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Conrad Black Trial Update

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After nearly two weeks of deliberations, the jury in the federal fraud trial of former Chicago Sun-Times owner Conrad Black says it's at an impasse.

The jury sent a note to the judge late yesterday informing her that they were struggling to reach a verdict on at least one or more counts in the case.

Black and three other men are accused of defrauding shareholders of the Sun-Times parent company, Hollinger International, by failing to properly disclose lucrative non-compete payments.

The nearly four month long trial has featured high priced attorneys, big name witnesses and international media attention.

But the struggles in the jury room raise new questions about what's next in the case.

Chicago Public Radio's Diantha Parker has been following it all and she joins us by phone.

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