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13 defense executives bemoan uncertainty of cuts

WASHINGTON — Thirteen defense executives are complaining that the threat of automatic, across-the-board cuts to military spending is creating uncertainty that’s already affected their industry. Seven senators released copies of the executives’ letters on Monday. The six Republicans and independent ...

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Sandusky defense rests; ex-coach won’t testify

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky’s lawyers finished putting on their case Wednesday without calling the former Penn State assistant football coach to the stand to rebut child sex abuse allegations that could put him in prison for the rest of ...

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Witness: Sandusky abused on campus, in saunas

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky’s trial in the Penn State scandal opened in graphic fashion Monday with the first witness testifying that the retired coach molested him in the locker-room showers and in hotels while trying to ensure his silence ...

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Judge denies motions to toss Sandusky sex charges

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — The judge overseeing Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse case on Friday denied the defense’s request to have the charges dismissed, leaving all 52 counts intact with opening statements three days away. Judge John Cleland’s three-paragraph order didn’t ...

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Lockheed Martin reorganizes supply chain

Lockheed Martin Corp., of Bethesda, the world’s largest defense contractor, said it has signed an agreement with electronics supplier Arrow Electronics Inc. covering procurement of more than 22,000 electronic components used in advanced technology systems. The agreement with Englewood, Colo.-based ...

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Sandusky judge denies accusers’ bid for pseudonyms

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Alleged victims of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will have to testify using their real names, and tweets or other electronic communications by reporters will not be permitted during the trial, the judge ruled ...

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