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State College Police Say DNA Evidence Links Four Rape Cases Over Seven Years

State College Police Say DNA Evidence Links Four Rape Cases Over Seven Years

- Geoff Rushton

State College Police said on Friday that DNA evidence from a 2017 rape investigation links the case with three other open cases from 2010 and 2011.


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Days Inn Penn State Named Best of Its Kind in the World Days Inn Penn State Named Best of Its Kind in the World
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The 240 S. Pugh St. hotel recently was named 2017 Hotel of the Year for the Days Inn brand and 2017 Global Hotel of the Year for Wyndham's economy segment. [Read More]
Local Cheer Squad Makes History Local Cheer Squad Makes History
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
A local All Star cheerleading team has become the first-ever Pennsylvania team in its division to earn a full paid bid to the 2018 Cheerleading Worlds competition — a competition many refer to as the “Super Bowl” of cheerleading, according to Superstar Athletics owner and coach T.J. Banas. [Read More]
Penn State Football Announces 2018 Game Themes Penn State Football Announces 2018 Game Themes
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Penn State football on Friday released its schedule of game themes for the upcoming season. After fans learned that the White Out will take place against Ohio State on Sept. 29, the athletic department also nailed down dates for the Stripe Out and Military Appreciation Day (among others). [Read More]
Keegan-Michael Key to Guest Coach at Blue-White Game Keegan-Michael Key to Guest Coach at Blue-White Game
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
The Penn State alumnus-turned-Hingle McCringleberry was tapped to guest coach the annual Blue-White intersquad scrimmage this weekend, Penn State football announced Thursday. [Read More]
Parade Sends Off Special Olympic Athletes to County Track Meet Parade Sends Off Special Olympic Athletes to County Track Meet
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Chris Rosenblum
The athletes hadn’t left for the annual Special Olympics Centre County Geri Ryan Track Meet and already they were champions. [Read More]
TGIF: Blue-White Weekend Events for April 20-22 TGIF: Blue-White Weekend Events for April 20-22
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Blue-White Weekend! The Blue-White Game and its surrounding activities will draw many to town, but there is much more on tap as well, including live music, performing arts, outdoors activities, Earth Day events and more. [Read More]
How Ira Lubert Helped Build a Penn State Wrestling Dynasty
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How Ira Lubert Helped Build a Penn State Wrestling Dynasty
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
He’s certainly not the principal figure in the development of Penn State’s wrestling dynasty. He’s also not the most dramatic contributor to our Sanderson-era memories. But Ira Lubert — a 1970s heavyweight and loyal Penn State alum — has certainly played a major role in the building of a H [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Elusive Ingredient Franklin is Still Seeking for 2018
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Penn State Football: The Elusive Ingredient Franklin is Still Seeking for 2018
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin is working on his grip this spring: Coaching is like “holding the bird of life in your hand," to paraphrase the late conductor Sir Colin Davis. “Hold it too tight and it dies. Hold it too lightly and it flies away.” [Read More]
Former Skeller Location Applies for Liquor License Former Skeller Location Applies for Liquor License
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
New owners at the former location of the All-American Rathskeller have applied for a liquor license, according to a public notice posted in the bar's window. [Read More]
Penn State Will Go Tobacco-Free at All Campuses Penn State Will Go Tobacco-Free at All Campuses
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State will become mostly tobacco- and smoke-free starting at each of its campuses starting this fall. [Read More]

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Days Inn Penn State Named Best of Its Kind in the World Days Inn Penn State Named Best of Its Kind in the World
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The 240 S. Pugh St. hotel recently was named 2017 Hotel of the Year for the Days Inn brand and 2017 Global Hotel of the Year for Wyndham's economy segment. [Read More]
Local Cheer Squad Makes History Local Cheer Squad Makes History
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
A local All Star cheerleading team has become the first-ever Pennsylvania team in its division to earn a full paid bid to the 2018 Cheerleading Worlds competition — a competition many refer to as the “Super Bowl” of cheerleading, according to Superstar Athletics owner and coach T.J. Banas. [Read More]
Parade Sends Off Special Olympic Athletes to County Track Meet Parade Sends Off Special Olympic Athletes to County Track Meet
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Chris Rosenblum
The athletes hadn’t left for the annual Special Olympics Centre County Geri Ryan Track Meet and already they were champions. [Read More]
TGIF: Blue-White Weekend Events for April 20-22 TGIF: Blue-White Weekend Events for April 20-22
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Blue-White Weekend! The Blue-White Game and its surrounding activities will draw many to town, but there is much more on tap as well, including live music, performing arts, outdoors activities, Earth Day events and more. [Read More]
Former Skeller Location Applies for Liquor License Former Skeller Location Applies for Liquor License
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
New owners at the former location of the All-American Rathskeller have applied for a liquor license, according to a public notice posted in the bar's window. [Read More]
Nick Moss Band Brings Chicago Blues to Webster's Nick Moss Band Brings Chicago Blues to Webster's
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Veteran Chicago bluesman Nick Moss is bringing his band, along with renowned blues harmonica player Dennis Gruenling, to Webster's Bookstore Cafe in State College this weekend. [Read More]
State High Students to Hold First Happy Valley Mini-THON State High Students to Hold First Happy Valley Mini-THON
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
About 50 dancers will take to the floor of the State College Area High School North Building gym on Friday for the first Happy Valley Mini-THON. [Read More]
Council Nixes Beer Sales at Bellefonte Cruise Council Nixes Beer Sales at Bellefonte Cruise
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
There will be no beer tent at the Bellefonte Cruise this year, as Bellefonte Borough Council voted 6-3 against a temporary liquor permit for the annual event. [Read More]
Pets Come First Caring for Pig That Wandered into Fraternity's Yard Pets Come First Caring for Pig That Wandered into Fraternity's Yard
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A pig that wandered into the yard of a Penn State fraternity last weekend is getting good care at Pets Come First, the volunteer nonprofit that operates a no-kill shelter and adoption services in Centre Hall. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lift for Life Won't Coincide with Arts Fest This Year Penn State Football: Lift for Life Won't Coincide with Arts Fest This Year
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
For the first time since 2011, Uplifting Athlete’s marquee event at Penn State will not be held during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts [Read More]

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Penn State Football Announces 2018 Game Themes Penn State Football Announces 2018 Game Themes
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Penn State football on Friday released its schedule of game themes for the upcoming season. After fans learned that the White Out will take place against Ohio State on Sept. 29, the athletic department also nailed down dates for the Stripe Out and Military Appreciation Day (among others). [Read More]
Keegan-Michael Key to Guest Coach at Blue-White Game Keegan-Michael Key to Guest Coach at Blue-White Game
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
The Penn State alumnus-turned-Hingle McCringleberry was tapped to guest coach the annual Blue-White intersquad scrimmage this weekend, Penn State football announced Thursday. [Read More]
TGIF: Blue-White Weekend Events for April 20-22 TGIF: Blue-White Weekend Events for April 20-22
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Blue-White Weekend! The Blue-White Game and its surrounding activities will draw many to town, but there is much more on tap as well, including live music, performing arts, outdoors activities, Earth Day events and more. [Read More]
How Ira Lubert Helped Build a Penn State Wrestling Dynasty
Column
How Ira Lubert Helped Build a Penn State Wrestling Dynasty
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
He’s certainly not the principal figure in the development of Penn State’s wrestling dynasty. He’s also not the most dramatic contributor to our Sanderson-era memories. But Ira Lubert — a 1970s heavyweight and loyal Penn State alum — has certainly played a major role in the building of a H [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Elusive Ingredient Franklin is Still Seeking for 2018
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Penn State Football: The Elusive Ingredient Franklin is Still Seeking for 2018
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin is working on his grip this spring: Coaching is like “holding the bird of life in your hand," to paraphrase the late conductor Sir Colin Davis. “Hold it too tight and it dies. Hold it too lightly and it flies away.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extension On The Way Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extension On The Way
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers will be getting a contract extension. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lift for Life Won't Coincide with Arts Fest This Year Penn State Football: Lift for Life Won't Coincide with Arts Fest This Year
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
For the first time since 2011, Uplifting Athlete’s marquee event at Penn State will not be held during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Blue-White Game autograph session slated for Saturday, April 21 will run from 12:15 -- 1:05 p.m. Here is what you need to know. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Micah Parsons and Family Gearing Up for Blue-White Weekend Penn State Football: Micah Parsons and Family Gearing Up for Blue-White Weekend
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Parsons’ dad, Franklin explained, has apparently rented a bus to fit quite the crew of family and friends coming from the state capital. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Amani Oruwariye Steps Into Leadership Role Penn State Football: Amani Oruwariye Steps Into Leadership Role
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
“In the past couple years, we’ve had good leaders. The ball is in my park now to do that. It’s been new, but I’m embracing it.” [Read More]

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TGIF: Blue-White Weekend Events for April 20-22 TGIF: Blue-White Weekend Events for April 20-22
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Blue-White Weekend! The Blue-White Game and its surrounding activities will draw many to town, but there is much more on tap as well, including live music, performing arts, outdoors activities, Earth Day events and more. [Read More]
Penn State Will Go Tobacco-Free at All Campuses Penn State Will Go Tobacco-Free at All Campuses
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State will become mostly tobacco- and smoke-free starting at each of its campuses starting this fall. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extension On The Way Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extension On The Way
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers will be getting a contract extension. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lift for Life Won't Coincide with Arts Fest This Year Penn State Football: Lift for Life Won't Coincide with Arts Fest This Year
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
For the first time since 2011, Uplifting Athlete’s marquee event at Penn State will not be held during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Blue-White Game autograph session slated for Saturday, April 21 will run from 12:15 -- 1:05 p.m. Here is what you need to know. [Read More]
State Senate Unanimously Passes Timothy Piazza Anti-Hazing Bill State Senate Unanimously Passes Timothy Piazza Anti-Hazing Bill
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Anti-hazing legislation introduced by Pennsylvania Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman took a major step forward on Wednesday as it moves swiftly through the state legislature. [Read More]
Penn State Hires Administrator to Lead Greek Life Reform Penn State Hires Administrator to Lead Greek Life Reform
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
As Penn State continues work to overhaul the culture of Greek life, Steve Veldkamp has been named special assistant to the vice president for Student Affairs to lead those reform efforts. [Read More]
Penn State Student Organizations Lose University Recognition After Risk Analysis Review Penn State Student Organizations Lose University Recognition After Risk Analysis Review
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
The Penn State Outing Club, Nittany Grotto Caving Club, and the SCUBA Club will no longer be recognized by the university after a Campus Recreation review deemed that the trio of on-campus organizations’ activities posed an unacceptable amount of risk to its student members. [Read More]
Shakespeare at the Arboretum Adds Drama to Blue-White Weekend Shakespeare at the Arboretum Adds Drama to Blue-White Weekend
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jack Bowman
School of Theatre students will perform in the annual Shakespeare at the Arboretum at Penn State event Thursday and Sunday, featuring scenes from “Romeo and Juliet,” “The Merchant of Venice,” and “Othello.” [Read More]
Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run to Benefit Special Olympics Set for Sunday Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run to Benefit Special Olympics Set for Sunday
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Emma Dieter
The Paterno family will host the ninth annual Beaver Stadium Run to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday at Medlar Field, with a 2-mile family fun walk starting 10 minutes later. [Read More]
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Bill Horlacher

How Ira Lubert Helped Build a Penn State Wrestling Dynasty

He’s certainly not the principal figure in the development of Penn State’s wrestling dynasty. He’s also not the most dramatic contributor to our Sanderson-era memories. But Ira Lubert — a 1970s heavyweight and loyal Penn State alum — has certainly played a major role in the building of a H

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: The Elusive Ingredient Franklin is Still Seeking for 2018

James Franklin is working on his grip this spring: Coaching is like “holding the bird of life in your hand," to paraphrase the late conductor Sir Colin Davis. “Hold it too tight and it dies. Hold it too lightly and it flies away.”

Bring on the Tiny Human!Russell Frank

My granddaughter is a spaghetti squash. Last week she was a carrot. Next week she’ll be a large mango. Why, I remember when she was no bigger than a lentil. Thus do we track a fetus’ growth in the 21st century.

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