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Penn State Taking Down Paterno Statue

Crews have blockaded area outside Beaver Stadium

(Newser) - Penn State is taking down the tarnished statue of longtime coach Joe Paterno, reports the AP . The university's president, Rod Erickson, has confirmed that he has given the order to remove the iconic statue, and a chainlink fence is blockading the area outside Beaver Stadium this morning. "I... More »

Penn State Students Guarding Paterno Statue

Plane tows banner over campus vowing to take statue down

(Newser) - Penn State students have rallied to protect a statue of disgraced former coach Joe Paterno. A vigil to protect the bronze statue outside Beaver Stadium began after a plane flew over campus earlier this week with a banner reading: "Take the statue down or we will," reports the... More »

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