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Artwork composed of dead spotted lanternflies, created for a community art project on display at Penn State Lehigh Valley
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Mark Abrams
October 27, 2019 - 4:30 am
To stop the spread of the spotted lanternfly, their wings must be clipped — but this art project took it a step further. Read more here.
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Jerry Sandusky
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AP News
September 16, 2019 - 3:48 pm
Jerry Sandusky's resentencing on a 45-count child sexual abuse conviction is on hold, and it's not clear when it will happen. Read more here.
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In this April 21, 2018, file photo, Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons acknowledges the crowd before the Blue-White spring college football game in State College, Pa.
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August 07, 2019 - 12:01 pm
By Ralph D. Russo, AP College Football Writer STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Micah Parsons could hardly wait to see his face on the massive video board atop Beaver Stadium. He imagined how cool it would be to hear 107,000 fans roar when he was announced as a starting linebacker for Penn State — as a...
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Jerry Sandusky
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July 24, 2019 - 4:27 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky won't get a fresh chance to argue in state court he should get a new trial, seven years after the former Penn State assistant football coach was convicted of molesting 10 boys. Pennsylvania's Supreme Court on Wednesday turned downSandusky's request that it...
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Cherri Gregg
June 14, 2019 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Neha Gupta has had a passion for helping others since childhood. "I definitely was a pretty fearless kid that always spoke my mind," said the now 22-year-old. Born in New Zealand but raised in Philadelphia, the future doctor's mission to give back grew out of her...
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Spotted lanternfly
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Mark Abrams
May 13, 2019 - 12:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Penn State researchers who are trying to stop the spread of the invasive spotted lanternfly have recently discovered a natural predator that could be an effective and massive tool to kill the bug. Specialist Heather Leach, based in the Department of Entomology at the...
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Miles Sanders
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April 27, 2019 - 8:03 am
By Eliot Shorr-Parks PHILADELPHIA (Sportsradio WIP) -- For the first time since 2009, the Eagles have selected a running back in the second round, taking Penn State running back Miles Sanders with the 53rd overall pick on Friday night. Sanders, a 21-year-old Pittsburgh native, spent three seasons...
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Former Penn State President Graham Spanier
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April 25, 2019 - 2:48 pm
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State President Graham Spanier asked a federal magistrate judge Thursday to overturn his child endangerment conviction with less than a week left before he is scheduled to start serving a two-month sentence. Spanier's lawyers argued his conviction under a 2007 law...
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier, accused of covering up Jerry Sandusky abuse allegations, leaves his preliminary hearing in Harrisburg in July 2013.
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Tony Romeo
April 10, 2019 - 7:47 pm
HARRISBURG (KYW Newsradio) — Former Penn State President Graham Spanier who was convicted for his role in the Jerry Sandusky case, has been ordered to report to jail. He was convicted two years ago by a jury in Harrisburg on one count of endangering the welfare of children for his handling of the...
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Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for a hearing about his appeal on his child sex-abuse conviction, in Bellefonte, Pa.
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March 20, 2019 - 5:37 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State will collect hundreds of thousands of dollars left over from the defunct charity for youth founded by convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky, settling claims from a threatened civil lawsuit. The university and the state attorney general's office both confirmed...
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