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Cheat Sheet: October 8, 2012

Romney to speak in Newport News

Hundreds have gathered in the rain at Victoring Landing Park in Newport News this afternoon to await the arrival of Mitt Romney, who is expected to take the stage after 5 p.m. During his speech, Romney is expected to elaborate on his plans to take a firmer hand with foreign countries such as Iran. “We cannot support our friends and defeat our enemies in the Middle East when our words are not back up by deeds,” Romney said. (Source)

Sandusky to proclaim innocence in courts

Former Penn State defensive coach Jerry Sandusky will address the courtroom and proclaim his innocence when he is sentenced Tuesday in his child sex abuse case, lawyer Joe Amendola told CBS News. Sandusky was convicted in June on 45 counts of child sexual abuse for molesting 10 boys over 15 years. Nobody else is expected to speak on Sandusky’s behalf during the sentencing hearing in Bellefonte. (Source)

Suffolk students evacuated from classroom

Students at Lakeland High School science lab were evacuated today after a student inadvertently combined ammonia and bleach, which let off the gas vapor Chloramin. Suffolk Fire and Rescue responded to the school around 9:45 a.m., and all students in the class were immediately evacuated. Five students and a teacher’s assistant complained of exposure and were treated at the scene. One student was taken to the hospital complaining of lightheadedness and a headache. (Source)

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