MORNING BRIEF: pay raises, Penn State and a memorial for Otto

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Around here

The mayor's proposed 2013 budget includes some big raises. More here. (Bloglander, SR)

As promised, a picnic shelter in Mission Park was dedicated to Otto Zehm yesterday. (KXLY) 

The woman who left her two young sons on the side of I-90 Tuesday tells police she doesn't remember doing it. (CdA Press) 

Out there

Former Penn State University President Graham Spanier will be charged with perjury and obstruction for his alleged role in covering up the child sex abuse scandal there. (Reuters) 

Some NYC subways are back, but traffic is gridlocked after Sandy. (WashPo)

Uncertainty is leading to a brain drain in China. (NYT) 

Hurricane Sandy hits NYC, the time lapse version