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

    Tuesday |

    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.


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

    Wednesday Dec 17 |

    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.


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

    Tuesday Dec 16 |

    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.


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

    Monday Dec 15 |

    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.


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

    Nov 23, 2014 |

    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.


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

    Nov 14, 2014 |

    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.


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

    Nov 12, 2014 |

    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.


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

    Nov 7, 2014 |

    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.


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

    Nov 5, 2014 |

    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.


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

    Nov 1, 2014 |

    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.


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

    Oct 29, 2014 |

    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.


  12. Live chat: Penn St. vs. Ohio St.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 |

    Join the Inquirer's John Stuetz for live updates and commentary as Penn State hosts Ohio State at Beaver Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. Live Blog Penn State vs. Ohio State, 8 p.m. Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg passes during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern in State College, Pa., Saturday, Sept.


  13. Cops kill deer trapped inside Pa. hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 |

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission had to kill a deer after it became trapped inside a hotel in State College and couldn't be tranquilized. The Centre Daily Times said the deer entered the Days Inn Penn State around 4 a.m. Friday after the automatic doors opened.


  14. Pittsburgh-based reality show 'The Chair' to debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 |

    Viewers of a new reality show will soon find out what happens when two fledgling directors are given $850,000 to direct their own movies from the same script.


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