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A mother of two from Scarsdale, N.Y., has been arraigned on charges she grew nearly 3,000 thousand marijuana plants worth $3 million in the drug trade.

Andrea Sanderlin, 45, entered a plea of not guilty Friday in Brooklyn federal court.

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