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Judge denies new Sandusky trial request

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Jerry Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a lengthy sentence.

Judge John Foradora denied Sandusky's requests for a new trial or for dismissal of charges.

The former Penn State assistant football coach's lawyers have 30 days to start an appeal of the judge's decision to the Superior Court. They did not immediately respond to a request seeking comment.

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