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State College, Pennsylvania is located in Centre County. Zip codes in State College, PA include 16804, 16803, and 16805. The median home price in State College is $257,000 which is roughly $143/per square foot. More State College information.

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Local news for State College, PA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

9 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

VIDEO: Fireball Ignites Across Northeast Skies, Turns Night to Day

On Sunday night, a fiery ball of light ignited across the darkened skies of the northeastern United States, illuminating the heavens in a momentary flash of eerie daylight. The fireball, which trailed across the skies a few minutes before 11 p.m. EDT, has already garnered more than 200 reports , American Meteor Society Spokesman Robert Lunsford said.

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14 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Rutgers President Robert Barchi apologies to Penn State President for ...

Rutgers University President Robert Barchi wrote a letter to his peer at Penn State University, expressing "a great sense of embarrassment and outrage'' over the behavior of fans who brought offensive signage and t-shirts related to the Jerry Sandusky pedophile case that enveloped the State College, Pa., campus in 2011. In his letter, Barchi apologized to Penn State President Eric Barron for what he called "the actions of a very small handful of our fans whose behavior at the football game on Saturday night reflected neither the values nor the traditions of Rutgers University.'

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18 hrs ago | Statecollege.com

Police Cite Multiple People During Second Penn State Rally in a Week

The State College Police Department issued multiple citations Saturday night after students and other Penn State fans celebrated in the streets for the second time in one week. While officials described the event as mostly peaceful, officers did cite several people including a 19-year-old male who reportedly climbed a light post in the area of Beaver Avenue and Locust Lane.

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20 hrs ago | Statecollege.com

Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Sept. 15

New Jersey native Daiquan Kelly finally received his coveted scholarship offer from Penn State this weekend and that was all it took for the 4-star prospect to verbally commit to the Nittany Lions according to his Twitter account. A receiver at Union City High School, Kelly was recruited as a linebacker, according to recruiting services and had previously been committed to Syracuse university.

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Yesterday | Onward State

Underground Burgers & Crepes: Unusual Combo, Awesome Result

In a seemingly ideal location just off Garner St. in Calder Alley, a rotating cast of restaurants has occupied 404 East Calder Way since 2011. The profoundly mediocre Baja Fresh was followed up by the short-lived Arthur Treachers/Nathan's , and the spot was seemingly cursed.

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Yesterday | GantDaily.com

Centre County Bridge Work Continues

As summer turns to fall, preservation work is continuing on four bridges in Centre County. Once rehabilitation work is complete, area drivers will enjoy safer travel on bridges that will remain in service for years to come.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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Color Run Helps Penn State 'Celebrate Life'

Their feet pounding the pavement on the Penn State campus in rhythm to music blasting from speakers along the course, over 100,000 runners took part in this year's Color Run. They looped around campus, passing through giant rings where volunteers blasted them with yellows, purples, pinks and blues.

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Kids Bug Out Over Great Insect Fair at the Bryce Jordan Center

Michael Martin Garrett/StateCollege.com // Sam Schaffner, 9, looks on in awe at a butterfly at the Great Insect Fair shortly after a different butterfly urinated on his hand - creating a "lifelong enemy" for him. He also enjoyed the scorpions and tarantulas at the fair.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lewistown Sentinel

Day care provider guilty in infant's head injury

A central Pennsylvania day care provider has been convicted of causing life-threatening head injuries to a five-month-old girl. Authorities say 40-year-old Jalene McClure of State College never called 911 or the girl's parents to report the injuries in August 2010.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Former Chambersburg magnet school teacher in court for alleged relationship with student

CHAMBERSBURG >> A former Chambersburg teacher will have a preliminary hearing on Tuesday for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. Jonathan Tyler Seaman, 29, now living in State College, is facing a charge of misdemeanor corruption of minors for allegedly having a sexual relationship with the teen when the relationship began as a teacher-and-student relationship.

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The Washington Post

Mid-Atlantic Power Falls as Regional Nuclear Unit Raises Output

Spot wholesale electricity slid from Washington to Chicago as a nuclear plant that serves the region boosted output and power demand fell amid mild weather. Use on the 13-state PJM Interconnection LLC network dropped 9.8 percent to average 92,017 megawatts for the hour ended at noon New York time versus the same time yesterday, grid data compiled by Bloomberg showed.

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CSP

Sales Heating Up

As the U.S. economy improves, is c-store traffic responding? Results from the latest VideoMining C-Store Shopper Insights program provide an unequivocal "yes." For the past five years, VideoMining has conducted the CSI program, which harnesses the data-intelligence firm's proprietary heat-mapping technology to track consumer movement throughout the store and the path to purchase.

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The Washington Post

Forecasters Watch Florida for Potential Gulf of Mexico Storm

As storms Odile and Edouard take tracks farther out to sea, the chances for a low-pressure system now over Florida to develop into a tropical system this weekend have dropped slightly. The low, expected to bring flooding rains across southern Florida, will encounter upper-level winds as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico overnight that hurt its chances of becoming a tropical depression or storm, Lixion Avila, a senior hurricane specialist at the center, wrote in a briefing.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Detroit Free Press

East Lansing, Royal Oak named 2 of America's 'happiest' cities

East Lansing, one of America's premier college towns, is America's second-"happiest" city, according to Movoto Real Estate Blog.

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Statecollege.com

Weekend Plans: Friday, Sept. 12 to Sunday, Sept. 14

Ready for the weekend? Of course you are. If you don't have plans yet be sure to take a look at the weekend planner.

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Statecollege.com

Penn State Students in County Jail After Burglary, Assault Incident

Two Penn State Students are sitting in a county jail for their alleged roles in an alleged burglary and assault incident. State College police arrested Samuel Adams and Sean Elliott, both 21 and of Harrisburg, following an incident that occurred about 2 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of East College Avenue.

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Penn State Football Video Highlights

Steve Bauer is Managing Editor & Chief Content Officer at StateCollege.com. Steve and his wife Trina are longtime area residents.

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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, Sept. 12

Centre County Common Pleas President Judge Thomas King Kistler has ordered an Oct. 17 hearing for oral arguments at the Centre County Courthouse. At issue is the future of the College Heights School on North Atherton Street, which is currently owned by the State College Area School District.

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Judge Orders Hearing in College Heights School Dispute

Centre County Common Pleas President Judge Thomas King Kistler has ordered an Oct. 17 hearing for oral arguments at the Centre County Courthouse. At issue is the future of the College Heights School on North Atherton Street, which is currently owned by the State College Area School District.

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ThinkProgress

Workers Shut Down Chipotle Store Over 'Borderline Sweatshop Conditions'

A Chipotle location in State College, Pennsylvania was shut down for several hours on Wednesday after workers walked out, posting a sign about what it's like to work there. "Ask your corporate offices why their employees are forced to work in borderline sweatshop conditions," the sign read.

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