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  1. NCAA agrees to restore Paterno wins, restructure fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Philly.com

    Penn State trustee Anthony P. Lubrano celebrates with fellow trustees after they voted to accept the repeal of NCAA sanctions against the university. After two years of criticism, and facing a trial that could have shone a spotlight on its internal deliberations, the NCAA on Friday agreed to restructure the sanctions on Pennsylvania State University and restore the 111 victories it stripped from Joe Paterno's record after the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal.

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  2. NCAA agrees to restore Paterno wins, restructure fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Philly.com

    After two years of criticism, and facing a trial that could have shone a spotlight on its internal deliberations, the NCAA on Friday agreed to restructure the sanctions on Pennsylvania State University and restore the 111 victories it stripped from Joe Paterno's record after the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal. The deal, approved in separate meetings by Penn State trustees and the NCAA board of governors, keeps the $60 million fine intact, but allows the university and state to spend it on child protection services in Pennsylvania.

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  3. Hundreds rally at Penn State to celebrate NCAA dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Philly.com

    They gathered to celebrate Joe Paterno's 409 wins. But the most vocal at a rally at Pennsylvania State University on Friday night made it clear they were not yet satisfied.

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  4. NCAA to restore 111 Paterno winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Philly.com

    After two years of criticism, and facing a trial that could have shone a spotlight on its internal deliberations, the NCAA on Friday agreed to restructure the sanctions on Pennsylvania State University and restore the 111 victories it stripped from Joe Paterno's record after the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal. The deal, approved in separate meetings by Penn State trustees and the NCAA board of governors, keeps the $60 million fine intact, but allows the university and state to spend it on child protection services in Pennsylvania.

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  5. The Joe Paterno statue outside Beaver Stadium, which was removed in 2012.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Philly.com

    Time always allows the most complete story to be told when a historic event occurs. Days, weeks, months and years give us a chance to digest, investigate and take a step back from the initial emotions and accusations.

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  6. In Penn State case, NCAA takes another hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Philly.com

    Two months ago, State Sen. Jake Corman returned a call to his office and shared his disbelief over the power and presumptuousness of the NCAA. After the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal, the NCAA and Penn State had agreed in 2012 to a consent decree that was born of the details released in the Freeh report and that was withering in its effects: a $60 million fine, the vacating of 111 victories under coach Joe Paterno, a ban from postseason play, the removal of football scholarships.

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  7. Vandals smash ice sculptures in State CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Philly.com

    The First Night celebration in one central Pennsylvania town is spawning an unwelcome tradition: Vandals smashing ice sculptures made to celebrate the event. State College police tell the Centre Daily Times they're not sure how many of the sculptures were smashed overnight Wednesday into Thursday.

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  8. Atlantic City 2015: It can only get betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Philly.com

    The year just passed saw Atlantic City suffer about the worst 12-month period any municipality has seen since the race-riot days of the 1960s. The numbers are ugly: four casinos - Atlantic Club, Showboat, Trump Plaza and Revel - turned off the lights, erasing some 8,000 jobs.

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  9. Helen F. Giles-Gee leaves post as president of the University of the SciencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Philly.com

    Helen F. Giles-Gee, the first African American and first female president of the University of the Sciences, has resigned after 21/2 years, the university announced Tuesday. Her resignation, which came as the 2,800-student campus was preparing to close for winter break, is effective next Wednesday, the university said.

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  10. Police, district: At least 2 behind school tweetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Philly.com

    Police and school district officials say at least two people are responsible for posting comments on Twitter that criticized students and administrators in a central Pennsylvania school district. But State College police and State College Area School District officials have stopped short of saying whether those involved were students or will face criminal charges.

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  11. Police, district: At least 2 behind school tweetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Philly.com

    Police and school district officials say at least two people are responsible for posting comments on Twitter that criticized students and administrators in a central Pennsylvania school district. But State College police and State College Area School District officials have stopped short of saying whether those involved were students or will face criminal charges.

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  12. Twitter ends account that targeted school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Philly.com

    Social media site Twitter has suspended an account that was being used to criticize student and administrators in a central Pennsylvania school district. The Centre Daily Times reports State College police are trying to determine who made the insulting posts, and officials with the State College Area School District says any students involved could face discipline.

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  13. NCAA head, state officials may take stand at trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Philly.com

    The head of the NCAA, Penn State's former president and former FBI director Louis Freeh are among those who could take the stand in three weeks when a lawsuit brought by two Pennsylvania officials goes to trial. A joint pretrial statement filed Friday said the Commonwealth Court trial in Harrisburg, scheduled for January, should last about five days and could involve dozens of witnesses.

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  14. Vassallo wins Philly Marathon for 2nd timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Philly.com

    Dan Vassallo said the final goal in his running career was to qualify for the Olympic trials in the marathon. The 29-year-old Peabody, Mass., resident has finally achieved that goal, with another twist.

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  15. NCAA to judge: Uphold PSU sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Philly.com

    The NCAA fought back Friday against allegations it pressured Pennsylvania State University into accepting a set of crippling sanctions for the school's handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. In a motion filed in Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, the governing body of college athletics asked a judge to determine that the university was not under duress when it agreed punishments including a $60 million fine, the vacating of 13 years of football team wins, and a four-year postseason ban.

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  16. E-mails show NCAA, Freeh contact during Penn State probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Philly.com

    As Louis Freeh, the former FBI director hired by Pennsylvania State University, prepared his 2012 investigative report on the school's handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, his law firm regularly met with and shared information with the NCAA, according to e-mails filed Tuesday with the state's Commonwealth Court. That cooperation - which ranged from e-mail contacts to weekly conference calls - suggests a heretofore unknown interaction between the college sports governing body and the chosen investigator of one of its most storied football programs as the investigation progressed, according to the lawyers who unearthed the e-mails.

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  17. Judge to probe Penn State NCAA e-mailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Philly.com

    A Commonwealth Court judge granted a request Friday that she privately review 477 e-mails from the NCAA related to the Pennsylvania State University child-molestation scandal that the organization had argued were protected internal communications. Judge Anne E. Covey ordered the NCAA to deliver the e-mails by noon next Friday for her to review as part of a lawsuit brought by State Sen. Jake Corman over who would benefit from the $60 million fine the university agreed to pay to the NCAA.

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  18. NCAA rushed to judgment in Penn State caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Philly.com

    Sometimes you'll hear a person or an organization or an institution described in inflammatory terms: power-hungry, arrogant, invasive, bullying. Watch five minutes of 24-hour cable news, listen to five minutes of sports-talk radio, or spend 30 seconds scrolling through a Twitter feed, and those sorts of words fly like shrapnel in a firefight.

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  19. Sources say winter may be snowy againRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Philly.com

    From snow-covered Eurasia, to the Pacific Ocean, to a cramped hardware store next to the train tracks in Wayne, for the region's winter-phobes the indicators have been ominous. "Everybody is freaking out already," said Jeff Muth, manager of the Do It Best store that his father owns, where the snow- and ice-fighting merchandise has been the hot ticket this fall.

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  20. Bill O'Brien is at home in the NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Philly.com

    That probably sounds like a silly thing to say about a guy from New England who left a job in State College, Pa., for one deep in the heart of Texas. Home for O'Brien, however, is not so much about location as it is the level of football he is coaching.

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