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John, Timothy Rigas Back in PA

John Rigas is back in Pennsylvania – but still behind bars.The 86-year-old former CEO of Adelphia Communications and his son Timothy were transferred from a federal prison in North Carolina to the Allenwood federal prison in Union County earlier this week.Rigas and his son were convicted of securities and bank…

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Thompson Withdraws Support for Joe Paterno Medal of Freedom

Washington, D.C. – Earlier today, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) sent the following letter to the White House, withdrawing his support for the recommendation of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The full text and a copy of the letter is…

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Corbett Meets with Penn State Students

Governor Tom Corbett today met in State College with students from Penn State University. The group talked about the events of the past week, the future of the University and the pride the students feel in the institution.Peter Khoury (wearing the red tie), the student representative on the university’s board…

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Susan Corbett Tours Military Museum

Boalsburg – First Lady Susan Corbett today honored Pennsylvania’s military men and women by touring the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg, Centre County. The museum celebrates the state’s rich military history and emphasizes the 20th century roles of Pennsylvania-based units.The First Lady’s tour of the museum also kicks off her…

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Can’t Make it to the RC Tonight?Don’t Fret; Watch Free Online

St. Bonaventure University will video stream all of its home men’s and women’s basketball games free of charge in the 2011-12 season. Fans will be able to access all Bonnies home games, beginning with tonight’s men’s opener against Cornell, live on GoBonnies.com.The broadcasts will be produced by SBU-TV under the…

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Frampton Pleads Guilty

A Bradford man who led police on a high-speed chase on July 20 has pleaded guilty.43-year-old Jeffrey Frampton nearly hit Police Chief Chris Lucco with his Jeep Cherokee on Kennedy Street, then led police on the chase at speeds up to 70 miles an hour while running several traffic lights…

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Kwik Fill Robbers Turn Themselves In

Two more participants in last Friday’s robbery of the Kwik Fill on East Main Street have turned themselves in to Police.16 year-old Nathan Harvey and 18 year-old Alexander Hayes are both charged with robbery and theft. Hayes was also charged with assault and tampering with evidence and jailed on $100,000…

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UPB Faculty Members Recognized

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford at a dinner last week recognized faculty members who are celebrating milestone service anniversaries. Dr. Michael Klausner, associate professor of sociology, and Dr. Richard Melka, professor of mathematics, were both honored for 35 years. Klausner teaches a variety of sociology courses, including Introduction to…

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Clarion President Urges People toReport On-Campus Sex Crimes

Clarion University President Karen Whitney has released the following statement:“The recent media coverage involving allegations of sexual abuse/sexual assault of minor children by a former Penn State coach caused me to ask whether Clarion University has systems in place to make sure that anyone, including children who have occasion to…

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PCN Call-In Program to Focus on Penn State Sex Crimes Investigation

The Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) will air a special LIVE PCN Call-In program at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, November 14, to discuss the Penn State sex crimes investigation. Featured guests for this special edition of the PCN Call-In program will include Ed Marsico, Dauphin County District Attorney and Matthew Gover…