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Judge to lawyers: Explain why Daley shouldn’t testify

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley rare public appearance since hospitalizatiWhite Sox 2014 seasopener US. Cellular Field Monday March 31 2014.

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley, in a rare public appearance since a hospitalization, at the White Sox 2014 season opener at US. Cellular Field Monday, March 31, 2014. | Tim Novak~Sun-Times

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Updated: July 8, 2014 2:44PM

A Cook County judge told lawyers for former Mayor Richard M. Daley on Tuesday they’re going to have to show a good medical reason why Daley shouldn’t be required to testify in the city’s case that seeks to break a sweetheart deal the politically connected owners of the Park Grill restaurant got under the former mayor to operate the only restaurant at Millennium Park.

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