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Possible juror in terrorism trial has Oprah ticket

Possible juror in terrorism trial has Oprah ticket

The fervor over Oprah Winfrey's final season has even hit federal court _ again.
A potential juror in the trial of a Chicago businessman accused in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has been given permission to miss a day of jury questioning to attend a taping of "The Oprah Winfrey Show." It's Winfrey's last season, and some final episodes are being taped at Chicago's United Center.
The juror was one of nearly 100 in court Monday for Tahawwur Rana's trial. Rana's attorneys took the matter in stride calling it a big Chicago event.
Last month in another federal trial, a judge in ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial dismissed a juror who had tickets to Winfrey's show and was worried jury duty would force her to miss it.