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** FILE ** In this Dec. 13, 2011, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center left, walks with his attorney Joe Amendola, center right, as he leaves the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky is expected to appear on Thursday, Jan., 10, 2013, inside a central Pennsylvania courtroom for a hearing about whether his lawyers had enough time to prepare for trial. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
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** FILE ** In this Dec. 13, 2011, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center left, walks with his attorney Joe Amendola, center right, as he leaves the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky is expected to appear on Thursday, Jan., 10, 2013, inside a central Pennsylvania courtroom for a hearing about whether his lawyers had enough time to prepare for trial. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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