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Senate nears vote on $50.5B bill for Sandy victims

WASHINGTON — Three months after Superstorm Sandy devastated coastal areas in much of the Northeast, the Senate moved Monday toward passing a $50.5 billion emergency package of relief and recovery aid after House Republicans stripped it of spending unrelated to ...

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Sandusky defense: Police gave details to accusers

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Defense attorneys in Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial suggested in their questioning Tuesday that investigators shared details among accusers, planting the seeds of the alleged victims’ evolving accounts of abuse. The defense also called more witnesses ...

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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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Baltimore bars police from immigration enforcement

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is issuing an executive order prohibiting police officers from asking about a person’s citizenship status. Rawlings-Blake issued the order Friday to all city agencies barring discrimination against immigrants. It bars use of city funds to investigate ...

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Sandusky waives hearing, vows to fight charges

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky opted against a preliminary hearing in his child molestation case, sparing his accusers from making their claims in a packed courtroom Tuesday but still vowing, in his attorney’s words, ...

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