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PA Governor Speaks On Sex Abuse Controversy

November 14th, 2011 by WCBC Radio

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has asked Penn State students to refrain from the violence that wracked their college town after famed football coach Joe Paterno was fired, saying the nation is watching their behavior. At a news conference in State College, Corbett also expressed disappointment in Paterno and university President Graham Spanier, who were fired by university trustees the night before for their handling of child sex abuse allegations against a former assistant football coach. Thousands of students took to the streets last week after Paterno's dismissal, overturning a TV news van and throwing rocks, bottles and other hard objects at police and others. The governor asked that students who wish to exercise their right to protest, to do so in a civil manner….

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