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Even after the November arrest of Sandusky, the architect of Penn State's ferocious defenses and
Paterno's (one-time; one time; onetime) heir apparent, many were hesitant to blame Paterno.
hundreds spelled out
Which headline is correct?
"I believe what I meant by that is Ms. Mellon was still supportive of (Mr. Edwards's; Mr. Edward's; Mr. Edwards') causes," Brumberger testified.
Unions are angry that Detroit is trying to mend its (financially-battered; financially battered) books by laying off workers.
One in 3 young adults with autism (have; has) no paid job experience, college or technical schooling nearly seven years after high school graduation, a study finds.
China will (re-investigate; reinvestigate) allegations that Chinese-made drug capsules contained powdered flesh.
small-town; the neighbors
A manhunt for a fugitive accused of kidnapping and a double slaying had (small town; smalltown; small- town) residents in lockdown Thursday and shattered the feeling of safety in a place where everyone knows (their neighbors; the neighbors).
attempted extortion of
Two people remain jailed after being charged with (attempting to extort; attempted extortion of) Stevie Wonder in Los Angeles.
She noted the case has lasted longer than the couple's (72 day; 72-day) marriage.
"Kelly has been very supportive of her daughter," Smith and co-counsel James Allison said in an (email; e-mail) statement.
A former FBI (cyber-crime; cyber crime; cybercrime) expert said the unusual ransom demand sounded similar to popular email fraud scams.
They arranged for a police escort along the (3-mile, three-mile) route.
In San Juan, frightened residents ran into the streets, and (cellphone; cell phone) and Internet service failed across the city.
an automated callback system
Police responded to calls by using (a reverse 911 system; an automated callback system) to tell people to stay inside while they figured out what was going on.
multistate is one word
Which sentence is correct?
court-martialed is hyphenated, extramarital is one word
Which sentence is correct
The defense is likely to (refute; rebut) the insanity finding.
A rise in (hard-line, hardline) Islamist influence brings an array of major complications for Washington and its allies.
Those owning an (e-book; ebook) device or tablet jumped from 18 percent to 33 percent.
The peaceful vote and transition (is seen, are seen) as evidence that democracy is maturing in the country.
Microsoft will continue selling the package as (standalone; stand-alone) software.
as good a chance
He said the group has (as good of a chance; as good a chance) as can be expected given its equipment.
6-month-old boy; the number and all hyphens
Which sentence is correct?
The floating museum features a (reenactment, re-enactment) of the protest that eventually led to the Revolutionary War.
She dated the son of the former (Argentinian, Argentine) president for more than a decade.
a 6- to 7-inch-wide
He found (a six-to-seven-inch wide; a 6- to 7-inch-wide) ledge about 150 yards from the bottom and
wedged his body there.
The two companies, (who manage; which manage) most private detention centers, insist they aren't trying to influence immigration policies.
This was more of a team effort than the past two Olympics, which were dominated by Phelps' (herculean; Herculean) performances.
A police captain who was demoted after actor Charlie Sheen received a police escort to his comedy show has filed (a multi-million dollar; a multi-million-dollar; a multimillion-dollar) lawsuit.
Two people died and (another two; two others) were missing in a tropical storm that lashed the eastern
Caribbean, authorities said.
A log truck operator was taken to a hospital with (nonlife-threatening injuries; non-life threatening injuries; non-life-threatening injuries) after his vehicle overturned on Highway 82.
The Coast Guard said it wasn't immediately clear when the river would (re-open; reopen) to barge and boat traffic.
For details about the product recall, visit the (firm's web site; firm's Web site; company's website).
The 18-year-old (boy; youth; man) was arrested on a charge of burglary.
Paul McCartney, the singer and (cowriter; co-writer) of hits like "Hey Jude" and "Yesterday," was decorated at the rank of officer.
comma punctuation after dates?
correct spelling of coproductions or co-productions
The Federal Trade Commission warned about sales hype on quick remedies for preventing (bedbugs; bed bugs).
Nazi death camp in German-occupied Poland
He was convicted on 28,000 counts of being an accessory to murder at a (Polish death camp; Nazi death
camp in German-occupied Poland) during World War II.
Demonstrators angry over the vulgar depiction of the (Prophet Muhammad; prophet Mohammed) in the video protested around the Muslim world.
The city hopes to install miniboxes for library books in every (Zip code, ZIP code, ZIP Code) by year's end.
Ikea is being criticized for deleting images of women from the Saudi version of its furniture (catalogue;
25 years to life
Judges could reduce the no-parole sentence to (25 years to life; 25-years-to-life) if the inmate shows remorse.
Russia watchers in the U.S. predict a more (business-like; businesslike) relationship than was the case under former President Dmitry Medvedev.
It was not the first time that the mayor has seemed out of (synch; sync) with the people he leads.
at the bloody scene
Police arrived (to the bloody scene; at the bloody scene) where Jones had been slashed in the neck and
It's not known whether Hogan is still friends with Bubba Clem and Heather Clem. The (Clemses; Clems) have since divorced.
The largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines says police commandos endangered a (yearslong cease- fire; years-long ceasefire) by raiding a guerrilla stronghold.
Severing ties also boosted Canada's close relationship with Israel, Tehran 's (archenemy. arch-enemy.)
As the country struggles to reduce debt, (healthcare; health care) spending has been slashed.
Earlier this week, a video appeared to show rebel fighters (executing; killing) a group of unarmed, captured Syrian soldiers.