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School District, Union Go Back to Negotiating Table After Failed Compromise Attempt

School District, Union Go Back to Negotiating Table After Failed Compromise Attempt

- Michael Martin Garrett

“The main stumbling block for us any proposed wage increase doesn’t overcome the out-of-pocket expenses for health insurance costs,” Jane Brubaker of the PSEA says. “Our membership voted almost unanimously not to accept what amounts to a pay cut for these workers.”


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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20
3 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]
For Franklin and Penn State, Ohio State is the Benchmark …for Better or for Worse
Column
For Franklin and Penn State, Ohio State is the Benchmark …for Better or for Worse
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State is 7-14 vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten. To have the top team in the East Division, to say nothing of the overall conference, James Franklin has to top Urban Meyer. On the football field and especially on the recruiting trail. Like right now. [Read More]
American Red Cross Encourages People to Make Blood Donation a Lifelong Habit American Red Cross Encourages People to Make Blood Donation a Lifelong Habit
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Blood donations often decline during the winter holidays when school is not in session. The Red Cross is offering 16- to 24-year-old students currently enrolled in school a way to help overcome this seasonal decline and have a chance to win a college scholarship. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Continues To Shine As Season Rolls Along Penn State Football: Defense Continues To Shine As Season Rolls Along
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think we've played pretty well," defensive coordinator Bob Shoop said this week. "Obviously, we are 4-2. In four weeks, we have done enough to win the game. In two weeks, we haven't done enough to win the game. At the midpoint to say you are No. 1 in the Big Ten in total defense, run defense [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 4-3 To Alaska Anchorage Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 4-3 To Alaska Anchorage
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Up 3-2 with six minutes left in the game, the Nittany Lions had a turnover that allowed UAA to rush in unimpeded and beat Skoff to his stick side to tie the score at three apiece with 5:57 to go. Just 27 seconds later, a two-on-one allowed Vieth free passage to the net and to score the game-winner. [Read More]
Take Control: How to Avoid Medication Errors
Column
Take Control: How to Avoid Medication Errors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Katelin Speer
Mistakes happen -- we all know that. Some mistakes, however, are more costly than others. Errors can lead to severe side effects and even death. It's important for you, as a consumer and patient, to take these proactive steps to help avoid medication errors. [Read More]
The Gold Standard: Centre LifeLink Top Rated Ambulance Service The Gold Standard: Centre LifeLink Top Rated Ambulance Service
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Allibone
State College's Centre LifeLink EMS has been reaccredited for meeting national standards of excellence. It's one of only six ambulances in Pennsylvania to meet these standards. [Read More]
U.S. Navy Jazz Ensemble to Perform in State College U.S. Navy Jazz Ensemble to Perform in State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Jazz is America's music, and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy's premier jazz ensemble, have been performing the very best of big band jazz for the Navy and the nation for more than 40 years. [Read More]
Road Repairs Likely to Cause Traffic Delays on North Atherton Street Road Repairs Likely to Cause Traffic Delays on North Atherton Street
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
One of State College's busiest streets will be tied-up for the next several weeks, with a construction project getting underway on Monday. That means drivers can expect to see lane closures, and slow traffic, along with flaggers, during work hours -- which will pretty much extend around the clock. [Read More]
With Penn State On A Bye Week, Five Can't-Miss Games This Weekend With Penn State On A Bye Week, Five Can't-Miss Games This Weekend
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Assuming you don't intend on doing something productive with all that free time there are lots of games of note to watch that are worth your time. Really only two pertain to Penn State directly, but if you're going to watch football on Saturday, here are five games to keep in mind. [Read More]

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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20
3 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]
American Red Cross Encourages People to Make Blood Donation a Lifelong Habit American Red Cross Encourages People to Make Blood Donation a Lifelong Habit
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Blood donations often decline during the winter holidays when school is not in session. The Red Cross is offering 16- to 24-year-old students currently enrolled in school a way to help overcome this seasonal decline and have a chance to win a college scholarship. [Read More]
U.S. Navy Jazz Ensemble to Perform in State College U.S. Navy Jazz Ensemble to Perform in State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Jazz is America's music, and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy's premier jazz ensemble, have been performing the very best of big band jazz for the Navy and the nation for more than 40 years. [Read More]
Road Repairs Likely to Cause Traffic Delays on North Atherton Street Road Repairs Likely to Cause Traffic Delays on North Atherton Street
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
One of State College's busiest streets will be tied-up for the next several weeks, with a construction project getting underway on Monday. That means drivers can expect to see lane closures, and slow traffic, along with flaggers, during work hours -- which will pretty much extend around the clock. [Read More]
Shaver’s Creek Fall Festival, Children’s Halloween Trail Offer Something New Shaver’s Creek Fall Festival, Children’s Halloween Trail Offer Something New
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
This year’s theme for the Children’s Halloween Trail is “Pennsylvania Plants and Animals Have Diverse Stories to Tell.” Student trail guides will play the part of traveling storytellers and teach families about plants and animals, ranging from woodpeckers to eastern hemlock to bobcats. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Shale is one friendly, easy-going and affectionate cat and she gets along great with people. So if you're looking for a pet with a sweet disposition, this good-looking kitty just might fit the bill. [Read More]
DUI Charges Expected In Beaver Avenue Crash DUI Charges Expected In Beaver Avenue Crash
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Witness told police that the driver of the car – Brooke Rockey, 22, of Bellefonte – had sped down Beaver Avenue at approximately 60 miles per hour before failing to turn left onto High Street and striking the utility pole. [Read More]
Ferguson Township Police Confiscate Heroin, Cocaine, LSD in Arrest Ferguson Township Police Confiscate Heroin, Cocaine, LSD in Arrest
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Further investigation led officers to recover an additional 1.5 kilograms - roughly three pounds - of crack cocaine, 500 doses of LSD and ten ounces bath salts. The bust has a total street value of approximately $150,000, according to the release. [Read More]
NCAA Ordered to Produce New Witnesses, Court Denies Request to Withhold Documents NCAA Ordered to Produce New Witnesses, Court Denies Request to Withhold Documents
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
On Wednesday, Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey ordered Emmert and thirteen other officers to appear for an out-of-court hearing known as a deposition "without delay" to speak about the lawsuit brought against the NCAA by State Senator Jake Corman and Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord. [Read More]
Car Crash Causes Road Closures, Power Outage Car Crash Causes Road Closures, Power Outage
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
While repairs to the utility pole are underway, East Beaver Avenue will be temporarily closed between Hetzel and High Streets. High Street will also be closed between Foster and College Avenues. [Read More]

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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20
3 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]
For Franklin and Penn State, Ohio State is the Benchmark …for Better or for Worse
Column
For Franklin and Penn State, Ohio State is the Benchmark …for Better or for Worse
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State is 7-14 vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten. To have the top team in the East Division, to say nothing of the overall conference, James Franklin has to top Urban Meyer. On the football field and especially on the recruiting trail. Like right now. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Continues To Shine As Season Rolls Along Penn State Football: Defense Continues To Shine As Season Rolls Along
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think we've played pretty well," defensive coordinator Bob Shoop said this week. "Obviously, we are 4-2. In four weeks, we have done enough to win the game. In two weeks, we haven't done enough to win the game. At the midpoint to say you are No. 1 in the Big Ten in total defense, run defense [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 4-3 To Alaska Anchorage Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 4-3 To Alaska Anchorage
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Up 3-2 with six minutes left in the game, the Nittany Lions had a turnover that allowed UAA to rush in unimpeded and beat Skoff to his stick side to tie the score at three apiece with 5:57 to go. Just 27 seconds later, a two-on-one allowed Vieth free passage to the net and to score the game-winner. [Read More]
With Penn State On A Bye Week, Five Can't-Miss Games This Weekend With Penn State On A Bye Week, Five Can't-Miss Games This Weekend
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Assuming you don't intend on doing something productive with all that free time there are lots of games of note to watch that are worth your time. Really only two pertain to Penn State directly, but if you're going to watch football on Saturday, here are five games to keep in mind. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie 3-3 In Alaskan Opener Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie 3-3 In Alaskan Opener
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't hang on to a two-goals lead and had to settle for a 3-3 tie with Alaska Anchorage at the Brice Alaska Goal Rush Friday night at the Carlson Center. [Read More]
Missed Extra Point Costs Little Lions Against Central Dauphin East Missed Extra Point Costs Little Lions Against Central Dauphin East
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Allibone
“There’s a lot of plays, and a lot more than just that one, that cost us that game,” State College head coach Matt Lintal said. “When something like that happens, we’ve got to find a way to overcome it. We talk a lot about winning these close games but we haven’t mastered it yet.” [Read More]
Penn State Football:Franklin Headed East For Recruiting Weekend Penn State Football:Franklin Headed East For Recruiting Weekend
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“You might get your numbers back on the offensive line next year, but they’re still going to be almost all freshmen and sophomore, maybe a few juniors,” Franklin said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Top Rated Defensive Tackle Tim Settle To Visit Happy Valley Next Weekend Penn State Football: Top Rated Defensive Tackle Tim Settle To Visit Happy Valley Next Weekend
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Things are looking up yet again for a Top 10 Nittany Lion class as five-star defensive tackle Tim Settle announced on Twitter that he plans to take an unofficial visit to Penn State next weekend for the primetime Ohio State game. [Read More]
Penn Staters Purchase 5,000 Tickets for Military Members Penn Staters Purchase 5,000 Tickets for Military Members
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Noel Purcell
The Nittany Lions will be backed by students, alumni, fans, and, through the generosity of Penn Staters, more than 5,000 veterans, ROTC elite, Wounded Warriors, and active duty military personnel. [Read More]

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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Oct. 20
3 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]
For Franklin and Penn State, Ohio State is the Benchmark …for Better or for Worse
Column
For Franklin and Penn State, Ohio State is the Benchmark …for Better or for Worse
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State is 7-14 vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten. To have the top team in the East Division, to say nothing of the overall conference, James Franklin has to top Urban Meyer. On the football field and especially on the recruiting trail. Like right now. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defense Continues To Shine As Season Rolls Along Penn State Football: Defense Continues To Shine As Season Rolls Along
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think we've played pretty well," defensive coordinator Bob Shoop said this week. "Obviously, we are 4-2. In four weeks, we have done enough to win the game. In two weeks, we haven't done enough to win the game. At the midpoint to say you are No. 1 in the Big Ten in total defense, run defense [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 4-3 To Alaska Anchorage Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Come Up Short 4-3 To Alaska Anchorage
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Up 3-2 with six minutes left in the game, the Nittany Lions had a turnover that allowed UAA to rush in unimpeded and beat Skoff to his stick side to tie the score at three apiece with 5:57 to go. Just 27 seconds later, a two-on-one allowed Vieth free passage to the net and to score the game-winner. [Read More]
U.S. Navy Jazz Ensemble to Perform in State College U.S. Navy Jazz Ensemble to Perform in State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Jazz is America's music, and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy's premier jazz ensemble, have been performing the very best of big band jazz for the Navy and the nation for more than 40 years. [Read More]
With Penn State On A Bye Week, Five Can't-Miss Games This Weekend With Penn State On A Bye Week, Five Can't-Miss Games This Weekend
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Assuming you don't intend on doing something productive with all that free time there are lots of games of note to watch that are worth your time. Really only two pertain to Penn State directly, but if you're going to watch football on Saturday, here are five games to keep in mind. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie 3-3 In Alaskan Opener Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie 3-3 In Alaskan Opener
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't hang on to a two-goals lead and had to settle for a 3-3 tie with Alaska Anchorage at the Brice Alaska Goal Rush Friday night at the Carlson Center. [Read More]
Penn State Football:Franklin Headed East For Recruiting Weekend Penn State Football:Franklin Headed East For Recruiting Weekend
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“You might get your numbers back on the offensive line next year, but they’re still going to be almost all freshmen and sophomore, maybe a few juniors,” Franklin said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Top Rated Defensive Tackle Tim Settle To Visit Happy Valley Next Weekend Penn State Football: Top Rated Defensive Tackle Tim Settle To Visit Happy Valley Next Weekend
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Things are looking up yet again for a Top 10 Nittany Lion class as five-star defensive tackle Tim Settle announced on Twitter that he plans to take an unofficial visit to Penn State next weekend for the primetime Ohio State game. [Read More]
Penn Staters Purchase 5,000 Tickets for Military Members Penn Staters Purchase 5,000 Tickets for Military Members
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Noel Purcell
The Nittany Lions will be backed by students, alumni, fans, and, through the generosity of Penn Staters, more than 5,000 veterans, ROTC elite, Wounded Warriors, and active duty military personnel. [Read More]
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Patty Kleban

NCAA President Mark Emmert and His Legal Team

I'm picturing a large, expensive conference table in a law office in some big city high rise. I see a bunch of lawyers, with legal pads, helping to prep Emmert for the possible questions that might come up in a deposition.

Mike Poorman

For Franklin and Penn State, Ohio State is the Benchmark …for Better or for Worse

Penn State is 7-14 vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten. To have the top team in the East Division, to say nothing of the overall conference, James Franklin has to top Urban Meyer. On the football field and especially on the recruiting trail. Like right now.

Take Control: How to Avoid Medication ErrorsKatelin Speer

Mistakes happen -- we all know that. Some mistakes, however, are more costly than others. Errors can lead to severe side effects and even death. It's important for you, as a consumer and patient, to take these proactive steps to help avoid medication errors.

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