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Palin e-mail hacker gets 1yr in halfway house

November 12, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A former college student has been sentenced for hacking into Sarah Palin's e-mail during the 2008 presidential campaign.A Tennessee judge recommended that David Kernell serve the one-year plus one-day sentence in a halfway house.

He's also suggested the former University of Tennessee economics student get mental health treatment.

Kernell apologized in court on Friday to Palin and her family.