Penn State University

Glass bowl with walnuts on rustic homespun napkin. Healthy snack.
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May 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Could walnuts help lower your blood pressure? According to a new study from Penn State University, walnuts may be a very effective way to help with...
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier leaves his preliminary hearing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Monday, July 29, 2013.
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May 01, 2019 - 12:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's attorney general says he will appeal a decision by a federal judge overturning the conviction of former Penn State President Graham Spanier in the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Spanier was convicted two years ago of endangering the welfare of children. He was...
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier leaves his preliminary hearing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Monday, July 29, 2013.
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Tony Romeo
May 01, 2019 - 8:59 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — On the eve of his date with the jailer, the conviction of former Penn State President Graham Spanier — tried for child endangerment for his role in the Jerry Sandusky scandal — was overturned Tuesday by a federal judge. Spanier was convicted two years ago by a jury...
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Mark Abrams
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As you're beginning to clean out the yard and get your garden ready, you can play a role in stopping the spread of a destructive, invasive foreign pest. It's the spotted lanternfly and it has been feasting on fruit trees, grapevines, hops, hardwoods, and ornamentals...
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State College Police respond to a shooting at P.J. Harrigan's Bar & Grill at the Ramada Inn Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, in State College, Pa.
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January 25, 2019 - 8:14 am
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a hotel bar in central Pennsylvania, killing a man and wounding two other people, then broke into a home where he fatally shot another man before killing himself, authorities said. The initial shooting happened about 10:30 p.m. Thursday at P.J...
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Tony Romeo
October 15, 2018 - 7:43 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Legislation prompted by the hazing death of a Penn State student is on its way to Governor Tom Wolf. The governor is praising the bill, which he says he will sign. The bill, given final approval by the Senate late Monday afternoon, is sponsored by Republican Jake...
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September 30, 2018 - 10:22 am
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The largest crowd in Beaver Stadium history, a sparkling whiteout, was rocking. Penn State and its dynamic and gritty quarterback Trace McSorley had Ohio State reeling midway through the fourth quarter. And then just like that, everything changed, and for the second year...
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September 02, 2018 - 12:37 am
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — After squandering a 14-point, fourth-quarter lead to a program with a history of being a giant killer, things grew tense in Happy Valley. Not for Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley. The Heisman Trophy hopeful led a game-tying drive with less than a minute to go to force...
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August 24, 2018 - 2:53 pm
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A judge is dismissing the most serious charges filed in a pledge's fatal injuries suffered inside a Penn State fraternity house. District Judge Carmine Prestia on Friday dismissed charges including involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment, saying the evidence is...
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Steve Tawa
August 22, 2018 - 3:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have identified the suspects in the murder of high school track star Kristian Marche outside of his West Oak Lane home. Their names are withheld as they are minors, but a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old are now both in custody. Charges include murder...
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