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Pa. governor sues NCAA over Penn State sanctions

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — In a bold challenge to the NCAA’s powers, Pennsylvania’s governor claimed in a lawsuit Wednesday that college sports’ governing body overstepped its authority and “piled on” when it penalized Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child ...

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Witness: Sandusky abused on campus, in saunas

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky’s trial in the Penn State scandal opened in graphic fashion Monday with the first witness testifying that the retired coach molested him in the locker-room showers and in hotels while trying to ensure his silence ...

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Judge won’t delay Jerry Sandusky’s sex-abuse trial

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — A judge on Wednesday denied a request from former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky to delay the June 5 start of his child sex-abuse trial. Judge John Cleland, saying no trial date is perfect but that ...

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Sandusky waives hearing, vows to fight charges

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky opted against a preliminary hearing in his child molestation case, sparing his accusers from making their claims in a packed courtroom Tuesday but still vowing, in his attorney’s words, ...

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Unemployment falls in 75 percent of U.S. cities

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in about three-quarters of large U.S. cities in September, a sign that the nation’s modest job gains that month occurred across most of the country. The Labor Department said Wednesday that unemployment rates fell in ...

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