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Jurors Selected for Jerry Sandusky Trial

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The jurors who will be asked to render a verdict in Jerry Sandusky's child sexual abuse case were selected today.

The seven women and five men on the main panel and four alternates were selected in a central Pennsylvania courthouse.

Opening statements by prosecutors and his defense lawyers will begin Monday. The trial is expected to last several weeks.

The 68-year-old former Penn State assistant coach faces charges he abused 10 boys, including attacks in his home and in campus athletic showers. He's denied the allegations, and could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted.

Many of the jurors have ties to Penn State, the state's largest university with its main campus in nearby State College.

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