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"Saying goodbye is the hardest thing I've ever had to do. I'm leaving with a heavy heart, a clear conscience and I have high, high hopes for the future." – Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who reported to prison in Englewood, Colo., on Thursday. Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison for corruption – including trying to sell the Senate seat vacated by President Barack Obama - but he could be released in 12 years for good behavior.


News to know


HBO cancelled the David Milch TV show “Luck” on Thursday after the horse-racing show experienced its third horse death. The network defended its use of horses and said they were not mistreated or mishandled. The show – which starred Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte - received positive reviews but didn’t have a big audience.


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