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Rundown for November 10, 2011
12:06 PM EST 22 Comments

Scandal Continues To Rock Penn State

Football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier have been fired but every day we’re learning more about the sex abuse scandal that everyone is talking about.

12:15 PM EST 5 Comments

Author Mines Family History For WWI Novel

Andrew Krivak’s new book tells the story of a man whose life in rural Austria-Hungary is interrupted by the start of WWI.

12:15 PM EST 24 Comments

Penn State Students Push Back Against Paterno Firing

Penn State senior Alex Braunbeck was at the protests against Paterno’s firing and he wondered “does doing the right thing and being loyal for 61 years mean nothing in this society?”

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President’s Offshore Drilling Plan Pleases Few

Industry executives say President Obama’s new offshore drilling plan falls short of what they had hoped for and environmentalists say it goes way too far.

12:39 PM EST 2 Comments

Twitter ‘Taketh And Giveth Away’ For Presidential Candidates

When Rick Perry stumbled in last night’s debate, the video went viral, and Twitter nearly exploded. How can candidates use social media to their advantage, when it can so quickly turn against them?

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‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

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