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Title: Former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Dies at 85, Family Confirms
Post by: ♥♣ ~Maynard~♣♥ on January 22, 2012, 06:53:34 PM
Former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Dies at 85, Family Confirms Confirmed news of Paterno's death comes a day after media outlets erroneously reported his passing. 
(http://media.trb.com/media/photo/2012-01/67541586.jpg) Penn State students light candles for a vigil at the Joe Paterno statue at Penn State University on January 21, 2012. ((CNN))
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 KTLA News 10:40 a.m. CST, January 22, 2012 
 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (KTLA/CNN) -- Joe Paterno, whose tenure as the most successful coach in major college football history ended abruptly in November amid allegations that he failed to respond forcefully enough to a sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant, died Sunday, a family spokesman said. He was 85.

The longtime Penn State head coach was diagnosed with what his family had called a treatable form of lung cancer shortly after the university's Board of Trustees voted to fire him. For the full story click link http://www.ky3.com/news/ktla-joe-paterno-cancer,0,3438891.story (http://www.ky3.com/news/ktla-joe-paterno-cancer,0,3438891.story)
Title: Re: Former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Dies at 85, Family Confirms
Post by: igahmah at work on January 22, 2012, 07:45:13 PM
That's a shame that after all the wonderful things he did in his life, he had to die after this controversy and before he could clear his name.  RIP