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Jury Rejects Fitness Club's Lawsuit Accusing Penn State Professors of Stealing Clients

Jury Rejects Fitness Club's Lawsuit Accusing Penn State Professors of Stealing Clients

- Steve Bauer

"Both of my clients are extremely pleased," says Contorna. "They're grateful to the jury because they feel they gave a little bit of their good name back, which no one had any right to take."


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Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
"I think I have some (outside) players who are going to have to come through," Bethany Irwin says. "We definitely have a different lineup than we did last year, and we are going to try to push it. Get the ball, fill the lanes, and go ... " [Read More]
Penn State Football: Addazio Confident As Boston College Sets To Face Nittany Lion Defense Penn State Football: Addazio Confident As Boston College Sets To Face Nittany Lion Defense
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We’ve played some really good defenses," Boston College coach Steve Addazio said on Tuesday.. "The strength of the ACC has been its defenses. That’s why when people start rattling off numbers and stats, they have to understand what goes behind them." [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
NCAA Seeks to Keep Paterno Estate from Questioning University Presidents NCAA Seeks to Keep Paterno Estate from Questioning University Presidents
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The [Paterno] Estate should not be permitted to impose burdensome discovery obligations on the parties... in pursuit of information about a properly dismissed claim," Tuesdays filing reads. [Read More]
Woman Faces Felony Child Endangerment Charges for Allegedly Delaying Medical Care Woman Faces Felony Child Endangerment Charges for Allegedly Delaying Medical Care
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Police also interviewed a friend of Duck's, who reportedly told police that she had received text messages from Duck during her pregnancy threatening to hurt her unborn child. "Im killing the baby and whatever," one message reportedly reads. [Read More]
NCAA Accuses Corman of 'Clogging the Court' With Unfounded Requests for Documents NCAA Accuses Corman of 'Clogging the Court' With Unfounded Requests for Documents
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Plaintiff's motion represents their fourth effort to clog the Court with an unfounded challenge to the NCAA's privilege determinations, despite the NCAA's good-faith attempts to resolve the dispute," attorneys for the NCAA write in documents filed on Tuesday. [Read More]
Money: A Mere Fascination
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Money: A Mere Fascination
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Then, as if they know that the planet will spin off its axis if I actually win something, the visitors rally. I break out in a sweat. I squeeze the steering wheel hard enough to liquefy it. [Read More]
Planet Fitness to Bring 'Shot of Energy' to Nittany Mall Planet Fitness to Bring 'Shot of Energy' to Nittany Mall
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“This is the first time one of my clubs has opened in a mall, but we think we have the ability to bring more business in here,” Kindler says. “This is like a working partnership with every other business here.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior Mike Hull picked up another All-America honor this week as he was named an Associated Press third-team All-American on Tuesday. [Read More]
Chamber of Business and Industry Hopes for Bright Future for Local Economy Chamber of Business and Industry Hopes for Bright Future for Local Economy
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“For State College to continue to grow, the chamber will have to continue to play the vital role it does,” Herr says. “The chamber here is very organized, and has very active support from the business community.” [Read More]

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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
NCAA Seeks to Keep Paterno Estate from Questioning University Presidents NCAA Seeks to Keep Paterno Estate from Questioning University Presidents
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The [Paterno] Estate should not be permitted to impose burdensome discovery obligations on the parties... in pursuit of information about a properly dismissed claim," Tuesdays filing reads. [Read More]
NCAA Accuses Corman of 'Clogging the Court' With Unfounded Requests for Documents NCAA Accuses Corman of 'Clogging the Court' With Unfounded Requests for Documents
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Plaintiff's motion represents their fourth effort to clog the Court with an unfounded challenge to the NCAA's privilege determinations, despite the NCAA's good-faith attempts to resolve the dispute," attorneys for the NCAA write in documents filed on Tuesday. [Read More]
Planet Fitness to Bring 'Shot of Energy' to Nittany Mall Planet Fitness to Bring 'Shot of Energy' to Nittany Mall
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“This is the first time one of my clubs has opened in a mall, but we think we have the ability to bring more business in here,” Kindler says. “This is like a working partnership with every other business here.” [Read More]
Chamber of Business and Industry Hopes for Bright Future for Local Economy Chamber of Business and Industry Hopes for Bright Future for Local Economy
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“For State College to continue to grow, the chamber will have to continue to play the vital role it does,” Herr says. “The chamber here is very organized, and has very active support from the business community.” [Read More]
Heartfelt Tribute to Student's Memory Takes Top Honor at Festival of Trees
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Heartfelt Tribute to Student's Memory Takes Top Honor at Festival of Trees
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"Every year we chose a theme," she say. "This year, one of our students was killed in a tragic car accident. It's very special to us because we really wanted this tree to be a special memory." [Read More]
Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police
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Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
You see, when I was a freshman in the fall of 1977, it wasn't possible for any student, regardless of race, to be shot by a police officer on campus. Why? Because Penn State police didn't carry guns. [Read More]
Borough Council Approves 30 Percent Tax Increase in 2015 Budget Borough Council Approves 30 Percent Tax Increase in 2015 Budget
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Pulling things out of the air and saying ‘things are going to be okay, because in the next few months we’re going to find savings we don’t see now,” is not sound budget planning,” council member Peter Morris said. “That’s magic thinking... that’s making stuff up out of nothing." [Read More]
Special Board of Trustees Meeting Highlights Divide Between Board Members Special Board of Trustees Meeting Highlights Divide Between Board Members
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“You can disagree with us if you want, but stop disrespecting us,” Trustee Oldsey said, criticizing the trustees who did not attend Monday's special meeting. “It is beneath you to do so.” [Read More]
From Pit Bulls to Poodles (and Almost Everything in Between) It's Rarely All or Nothing
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From Pit Bulls to Poodles (and Almost Everything in Between) It's Rarely All or Nothing
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
The unpredictable nature of the human species, however, suggests there is hardly ever an ALL without at least a couple of exceptions. I remember my high school health teacher telling us "you will get pregnant every time you have sex." [Read More]

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Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
"I think I have some (outside) players who are going to have to come through," Bethany Irwin says. "We definitely have a different lineup than we did last year, and we are going to try to push it. Get the ball, fill the lanes, and go ... " [Read More]
Penn State Football: Addazio Confident As Boston College Sets To Face Nittany Lion Defense Penn State Football: Addazio Confident As Boston College Sets To Face Nittany Lion Defense
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We’ve played some really good defenses," Boston College coach Steve Addazio said on Tuesday.. "The strength of the ACC has been its defenses. That’s why when people start rattling off numbers and stats, they have to understand what goes behind them." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior Mike Hull picked up another All-America honor this week as he was named an Associated Press third-team All-American on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So far this season Murphy has rushed for over 100 yards on four different occasions to the tune of 118, 127, 132, and 191 yards. He has had rushes of 20 or more yards in all but two games this season with for rushes for over 50 yards in four games. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Crack Rankings For First Time In Program History Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Crack Rankings For First Time In Program History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's another first checked off the list for Penn State hockey as the Nittany Lions cracked into the national rankings on Monday afternoon. Penn State enters the week ranked No. 20 in the Top 20 of the USCHO Poll. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Pick Up Votes In AP Top 25 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Pick Up Votes In AP Top 25
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's early season success hit a high point on Monday as the Nittany Lions picked up two votes in the latest AP Top 25 poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull MVP Honor Highlights Team Banquet Awards Penn State Football: Hull MVP Honor Highlights Team Banquet Awards
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Mike Hull was named the team's most valuable player this past weekend, highlighting a host of awards handed out at the annual team banquet. [Read More]
Penn State Football: $12 Million Lasch Building Renovations, $7.7 Million In Branding Upgrades Planned Penn State Football: $12 Million Lasch Building Renovations, $7.7 Million In Branding Upgrades Planned
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The planned renovations will included upgrades to the head coach's office, deck area overlooking practice fields, the staff meeting room, the player locker room, nutrition bar, equipment room and improved branding across the Lasch Building. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball Capitalizes On Moment With 64-51 Victory Over George Washington Penn State Basketball Capitalizes On Moment With 64-51 Victory Over George Washington
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It is a rare occurrence that Penn State basketball is presented with an opportunity and capitalizes. So often the "big game" has resulted in a big letdown. A seemingly expanding catalog of "almost" moments and "what if" post game questions. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Addazio Confident As Boston College Sets To Face Nittany Lion Defense Penn State Football: Addazio Confident As Boston College Sets To Face Nittany Lion Defense
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We’ve played some really good defenses," Boston College coach Steve Addazio said on Tuesday.. "The strength of the ACC has been its defenses. That’s why when people start rattling off numbers and stats, they have to understand what goes behind them." [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
NCAA Seeks to Keep Paterno Estate from Questioning University Presidents NCAA Seeks to Keep Paterno Estate from Questioning University Presidents
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The [Paterno] Estate should not be permitted to impose burdensome discovery obligations on the parties... in pursuit of information about a properly dismissed claim," Tuesdays filing reads. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior Mike Hull picked up another All-America honor this week as he was named an Associated Press third-team All-American on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So far this season Murphy has rushed for over 100 yards on four different occasions to the tune of 118, 127, 132, and 191 yards. He has had rushes of 20 or more yards in all but two games this season with for rushes for over 50 yards in four games. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Hanukkah Celebrates Religious Freedom, Brings Families Together Hanukkah Celebrates Religious Freedom, Brings Families Together
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Hanukkah is definitely very important because the Greeks were trying to stop the connection the Jewish people had to their faith, and the miracle of Hanukkah celebrates their freedom to worship... This is a holiday that’s relevant to anyone who celebrates the freedom of religion and expression. [Read More]
Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police
Column
Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
You see, when I was a freshman in the fall of 1977, it wasn't possible for any student, regardless of race, to be shot by a police officer on campus. Why? Because Penn State police didn't carry guns. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Crack Rankings For First Time In Program History Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Crack Rankings For First Time In Program History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's another first checked off the list for Penn State hockey as the Nittany Lions cracked into the national rankings on Monday afternoon. Penn State enters the week ranked No. 20 in the Top 20 of the USCHO Poll. [Read More]
Special Board of Trustees Meeting Highlights Divide Between Board Members Special Board of Trustees Meeting Highlights Divide Between Board Members
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“You can disagree with us if you want, but stop disrespecting us,” Trustee Oldsey said, criticizing the trustees who did not attend Monday's special meeting. “It is beneath you to do so.” [Read More]
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Russell Frank

Money: A Mere Fascination

Then, as if they know that the planet will spin off its axis if I actually win something, the visitors rally. I break out in a sweat. I squeeze the steering wheel hard enough to liquefy it.

John Hook

Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police

You see, when I was a freshman in the fall of 1977, it wasn't possible for any student, regardless of race, to be shot by a police officer on campus. Why? Because Penn State police didn't carry guns.

From Pit Bulls to Poodles (and Almost Everything in Between) It's Rarely All or NothingPatty Kleban

The unpredictable nature of the human species, however, suggests there is hardly ever an ALL without at least a couple of exceptions. I remember my high school health teacher telling us "you will get pregnant every time you have sex."

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