Penn State removes Paterno statue

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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2011 file photo, Penn State coach Joe Paterno walks off the field after warmups before an NCAA college football game against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill. NCAA president Mark Emmert says he isn't ruling out the possibility of shutting down the Penn State football program in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.  In a PBS interview Monday night, July 16, 2012,  he said he doesn't want to

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Amid recent fallout the statue of Penn State's late, disgraced former football coach Joe Paterno has been taken down, after university officials announced July 22 its decision to remove it. According to the Paterno family, tearing down of Penn St. coach's statue 'does not serve victims' of Sandusky.

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