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Look ahead

- Former Penn State assitant coach Jerry Sandusky will appear in court Tuesday to face charges of child abuse. Sandusky last week was re-arrested on abuse charges and posted bond.

- President Barack Obama and Iraq Prime Minister Nuri al Maliki will hold a summit on Monday about “deepening the comprehensive strategic partnership between the United States and Iraq.”

- Republican presidential hopefuls Newt Gingrich and Jon Huntsman will hold a debate Monday in New Hampshire.

- Two big movies are opening this week: the new “Sherlock Holmes” movie, “A Game of Shadows,” rated PG-13 and again starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law; and another “Chipmunks” movie, “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked,” rated G.

Video to note

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Gas price update

Prices held steady this past week; also note that 2010’s prices are about caught up to current prices.

- This week: $3.295
- 1 week ago: $3.292
- 1 month ago: $3.414
- 1 year ago: $2.968
- Record high: $4.114

GateHouse News Service