Governor's Aide Probe

CHICAGO (AP) -- A man who works in the governor's office served prison time for refusing to cooperate in a federal investigation of a Puerto Rican separatist group.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports Steven Guerra was convicted of contempt of court in 1983 for not testifying before a federal grand jury investigating the Armed Forces of National Liberation.

Guerra is Governor Rod Blagojevich's deputy chief of staff for community services.

The separatist group claimed responsibility for U.S. bombings that killed six and injured dozens from 1974 to 1983.

Guerra wasn't charged in those attacks. But a memo obtained by the Sun-Times claims he had details of the group's workings.

A Blagojevich spokeswoman says the memo wasn't admissible at trial and is hearsay. She says Guerra disclosed the conviction and


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