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Penn State football sanctions lifted - Chris Morelli

UNIVERSITY PARK — The roar has been restored. Just 26 months after the NCAA penalized the Penn State football program with crippling sanctions, the organization did an about-face on Sept. 8, rescinding nearly all of its remaining future punishment. Endorsing the recommendations made in the



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Fall festivals: A user's guide Fall festivals: A user's guide
Centre County Gazette
A closer look at some of the fall festivals in the area:   ■Sept. 20-28: 61st annual Autumn Leaf Festival, Clarion. Join more than 500,000 people at this nine-day award-winning spectacle hosted by Clarion Chamber of Business and Industry and sponsored by Farmers National Bank. For a [Read More]
Meet the Minutemen Meet the Minutemen
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UNIVERISTY PARK — Nothing has come easy for the Nittany Lions (3-0) yet this season.  Their biggest victory, so far, was a 21-3 over mid-major opponent Akron. In their other two wins, the Nittany Lions eked out victories in their final offensive drive of the game. Coming off a [Read More]
Nittany Lions persevere against an inspired Rutgers team Nittany Lions persevere against an inspired Rutgers team
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PISCATAWAY, N.J. — This was one game that more than lived up to its hype. With Penn State and Rutgers both coming into the season's first Big Ten contest with 2-0 records, after a week of talk about a new rivalry, the teams finally ran onto High Point Solutions Stadium field on Sept. 13. The [Read More]

Business

Some male scientists willing to forsake careers for family Some male scientists willing to forsake careers for family
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UNIVERSITY PARK — One third of men in academic science are willing to scale back their careers to focus on family life, according to researchers. While traditional fatherhood roles may be shifting, men in the male-dominated fields of academic science, such as physics and biology, face [Read More]
Penn State executive programs offers new course for entrepreneurs Penn State executive programs offers new course for entrepreneurs
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UNIVERSITY PARK — “Launch Pad: Mastering the Essentials of Business Start-Up” is a new Penn State Executive Programs offering set to provide participants with an understanding of the issues and demands facing entrepreneurs. Recommended for entrepreneurs with current business [Read More]
School of Theatre alumnus to discuss the business of investing in Broadway School of Theatre alumnus to discuss the business of investing in Broadway
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State School of Theatre alumnus Mike Karns and Tony Award-winning producer Hunter Arnold (“Kinky Boots”) will discuss the “business of Broadway” in an educational session about producing and investing from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, in the [Read More]

Sports

Bellefonte wallops P-O to end losing streak and claim Luther Trophy Bellefonte wallops P-O to end losing streak and claim Luther Trophy
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BELLEFONTE — Earlier last week, the Bellefonte Area School District installed a new scoreboard at Rogers Stadium. The Red Raiders wasted little time in lighting it up. Bellefonte racked up 36 first-half points and that was all the Red Raiders would need in a 36-0 whitewashing of [Read More]
State High falls to powerhouse Martinsburg State High falls to powerhouse Martinsburg
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State College dug itself an early 14-point hole and, despite dominating the second half, couldn’t overcome the deficit in a 28-21 loss at West Virginia powerhouse Martinsburg on Sept. 12. It was Martinsburg’s 40th straight home victory. The Bulldogs, who have won four straight West [Read More]
Little Lions fall to powerhouse Bishop McDevitt Little Lions fall to powerhouse Bishop McDevitt
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STATE COLLEGE — Nick Marsilio found the end zone twice through the air and the Crusaders added three more on the ground as Bishop McDevitt cruised to a 34-14 victory over State College last Friday night at Memorial Field. The Crusaders did not have the services of Penn State-commit Andre [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Penn State Centre Stage announces 2014-15 season Penn State Centre Stage announces 2014-15 season
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Centre Stage will present six powerhouse productions during its 2014–15 mainstage season. The season opens with Theresa Rebeck’s “O Beautiful,” Tuesday, Oct. 7, through Saturday, Oct. 18, in the Playhouse Theatre. Directed by Dan Carter, [Read More]
Takács Quartet to perform Oct. 1 at Schwab Takács Quartet to perform Oct. 1 at Schwab
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UNIVERSITY PARK — The Grammy Award-winning Takács Quartet will perform classics by Joseph Haydn, Leoš Janáček’s and Claude Debussy at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Penn State’s Schwab Auditorium. The Center for the Performing Arts concert — part of [Read More]
Jazz violinist Regina Carter explores her family’s roots in ‘Southern Comfort’ Jazz violinist Regina Carter explores her family’s roots in ‘Southern Comfort’
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Violinist Regina Carter and her band perform music from “Southern Comfort,” her acclaimed 2014 album that offers a contemporary take on traditional music, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, in Schwab Auditorium. “On 'Southern Comfort,' her bracing new [Read More]

Education

3-D printing a solid venture for multidisciplinary engineering student 3-D printing a solid venture for multidisciplinary engineering student
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Joseph Sinclair has a busy schedule to manage as a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, nuclear engineering and engineering science. In addition to maintaining a rigorous course schedule, he also finds time to run Solid Dynamics LLC, a rapid prototyping service that [Read More]
World in Conversation students to facilitate talks with NATO World in Conversation students to facilitate talks with NATO
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UNIVERSITY PARK — World in Conversation, a center for public diplomacy in Penn State's College of Liberal Arts, will partner with the North Atlantic Treaty Organiztion to sponsor trained Penn State undergraduate dialogue facilitators to lead groundbreaking virtual conversations between NATO [Read More]
State High teacher takes science to new heights State High teacher takes science to new heights
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  SCOTIA — Standing in front of a marshy wetland on state game lands, State College High School teacher David Klindienst asked his students why they were there. After one student timidly suggested that Wednesday, Sept. 10’s field trip was a requirement for their Environmental [Read More]

Community

Millheim hosts first Fiber Festival Millheim hosts first Fiber Festival
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MILLHEIM — The inaugural Millheim Fiber Festival was held on Sept. 13, with events taking place throughout downtown, including a yarn and craft vendor show held in the Brementown Ballroom on Main Street. Shoppers filled the ballroom, which featured displays from 10 vendors, according to [Read More]
Art and artist reunite after 47 years Art and artist reunite after 47 years
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Roger Tadsen created a sculpture made out of car bumpers in 1967 for an art class at Penn State and won a first place gold medal at the first-ever Central Pennsylvania Fine Arts Festival. Now, after 47 years, the artist will be reunited with his work when he returns to Penn State in October. The [Read More]
State High teacher takes science to new heights State High teacher takes science to new heights
Centre County Gazette
  SCOTIA — Standing in front of a marshy wetland on state game lands, State College High School teacher David Klindienst asked his students why they were there. After one student timidly suggested that Wednesday, Sept. 10’s field trip was a requirement for their Environmental [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Thyroid cancer rates in Pennsylvania rising faster than rest of country Thyroid cancer rates in Pennsylvania rising faster than rest of country
Centre County Gazette
HERSHEY — Incidence of thyroid cancer is rising faster in Pennsylvania than in the rest of the United States as a whole, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. “Since the mid-1970s, the incidence of thyroid cancer in the United States has more than tripled,” [Read More]
Considering the disease behind the Ice Bucket Challenge Considering the disease behind the Ice Bucket Challenge
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HERSHEY — The Ice Bucket Challenge that was all over social media a few weeks ago raised about $100 million for ALS. But, how much do those who participated and donated really know about the condition, diagnosis and treatment of the devastating, fatal motor neuron disease? “The [Read More]
Cancer Survivors' Association offers hope Cancer Survivors' Association offers hope
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Linda Lochbaum knows how difficult it can be to deal with cancer. See, Lochbaum is a survivor. And, she's a facilitator with Cancer Survivors' Association Inc. in State College. “We celebrate people with cancer,” said Lochbaum. “In our mind, anyone is considered a survivor who [Read More]
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