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The Penn State Blitz: Blue-White Breakdown

First down: Blue-White breakdown, offense —Bob and Greg pick their standout stars and share their top observations for the Blue-White game. Second down: Blue-White breakdown, defense -Bob and Greg pick their standout stars and share their top observations. Third down: Recruiting notes —Penn State landed two new commitments on Saturday in Cole Brevard and RJ Adams. What do they bring to the table? —What should fans be watching for now on the recruiting front? Fourth down: Mailbag —Bob and Greg answer fan questions.


Tamaqua parents shocked that armed teacher policy has been quietly reinstated

Tamaqua was the first school district in Pennsylvania to pass a policy to let teachers carry guns, but the school board put the idea on hold in January, pending the outcome of lawsuits. But in the course of a school board meeting this week, the board president revealed that the policy is back in effect — and has been for several weeks.

Pa. carnival permanently closed after large brawl erupts

The carnival, which was to run through Saturday, had been a popular fundraiser for a fire department. But an official said the department is shutting down the spring ritual because it has become “a landing spot for out-of-town troublemakers.”

Ex-Black Panther gets new hearing in 1981 death of police officer

It appeared that Mumia Abu-Jamal had exhausted his appeals until December, when a Philadelphia judge gave him a new chance to argue his appeal, saying a former state Supreme Court justice had improperly heard a murder case he had overseen as Philadelphia district attorney
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Meet the 2019 Penn State Freshman Class

Penn State introduced 21 members of their 2019 class to the crowd before the Blue-White game at Beaver Stadium on Saturday. Those in attendance were; Hakeem Beamon, Jaquan Brisker, Noah Cain, Lance Dixon, John Dunmore, D’von Ellies, Keaton Ellis, Devyn Ford, Daequan Hardy, Adisa Isaac, Michael Johnson Jr., Joey Porter Jr., Ta’Quan Roberson, Tyler Rudolph, Brandon Smith, Brenton Strange, Smith Vilbert, Caedan Wallace, Anthony Whigan, Marquis Wilson and Saleem Wormley.
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Inside the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh is all about sparking creativity through hands-on play where kids learn about science, technology and art. The museum draws from the advice it received from Fred Rogers of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" and still has memorabilia from the show.

Solution Gardening: A new way to buy plants?

Most people don't shop for specific plants, they shop to tackle a yard project or solve a landscape issue. Maybe it's time to rethink how plants are sold at garden centers, says author Allan Armitage.
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