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Sander trial pushed back

The trial for Tom Sander, the former principal of Trinity High School who’s charged with setting it on fire in early March, has been pushed back.

A new date hasn’t been listed on the court docket but the June 24 pretrial conference and July 16 trial have been canceled.

Sander’s attorneys filed a demand for a new judge Tuesday, and Southwest Judicial District Judge William Herauf was assigned to the case Friday.

Sander is charged with Class B felonies of arson and endangerment by fire for allegedly setting a file cabinet ablaze in Trinity’s main office vault March 2.

Each charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and $20,000 in fines.