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Joe Paterno Condition

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Joe Paterno's physicians said Wednesday that the former Penn State coach's scenario had become "serious," following problems from united states in latest times.

The winningest significant nfl and institution baseball instructor, Paterno was determined quickly after Penn State Panel of Trustees ousted him Nov. 9 in the consequences of the child sex mistreatment expenses against former associate Jerry Sandusky. While going through treatment, his wellness issues complicated when he smashed his hips — the same damage he continual during preseason exercise last year.

"Over the last few times Joe Paterno has knowledgeable further wellness issues," household spokesperson Dan McGinn said in a brief report to The Associated Click. "His physicians have now recognized his position as serious. His household will have no thoughts on the scenario and requests that their comfort be well known during this problem."

Paterno's kids Scott and Jay each took to Tweets on Wednesday night to oppose reviews that their dad had passed away.

Wrote Jay Paterno: "I appreciate the support & prayers. Joe is continuing to fight."

Quoting individuals close to the family, The Washington Post reported on its website that Paterno remained connected to a ventilator, but had communicated his wishes not to be kept alive through any extreme artificial means. The paper said his family was weighing whether to take him off the ventilator on Sunday.

The 85-year-old Paterno has been in the hospital since Jan. 13 for observation for what his family called minor complications from his cancer treatments. Not long before that, he conducted his only interview since losing his job, with the Post. Paterno was described as frail and wearing a wig. The second half of the two-day interview was conducted from his bedside.

Roughly 200 students and townspeople gathered Saturday night at a statue of Paterno just outside a gate at Beaver Stadium. Some brought candles, while others held up their smart phones to take photos of the scene. The mood was somber, with no chanting or shouting.

"Drove by students at the Joe statue," Jay Paterno tweeted. "Just told my Dad about all the love & support--inspiring him."

Penn State student David Marselles held a candle in his right hand and posed next to a life-sized cardboard cutout of Paterno that he keeps at his apartment. A friend took a photo on the frigid night.

"I came to Penn State because of Joe Paterno. Since I was a little kid, I've been watching the games ... screaming 'We Are ... Penn State' because of him. ... He inspired me to go to college," Marselles said. "With such a tragic event like this, I just thought it was necessary to show my support."

The final days of Paterno's Penn State career were easily the toughest in his 61 years with the university and 46 seasons as head football coach.

Sandusky, a longtime defensive coordinator who was on Paterno's staff during two national title seasons, was arrested Nov. 5 and ultimately charged with sexually abusing a total of 10 boys over 15 years. His arrest sparked outrage not just locally but across the nation and there were widespread calls for Paterno to quit.

Paterno announced late on Nov. 9 that he would retire at the end of the season, but hours later he received a call from board vice chairman John Surma, telling him he had been terminated. By that point, a crowd of students and media were outside the Paterno home. When news spread that Paterno had been dumped, there was rioting in State College.

Police on Saturday evening barricaded the block where Paterno lives, and a police car was stationed about 50 yards from his home. Several people had gathered in the living room of the house. No one was outside, other than reporters and photographers.

Trustees said this week they pushed Paterno out in part because he failed a moral responsibility to report an allegation made in 2002 against Sandusky to authorities outside the university. They also felt he had challenged their authority and that, as a practical matter, with all the media in town and attention to the Sandusky case, he could no longer run the team.

Paterno testified before the grand jury investigating Sandusky that he had relayed to his bosses an accusation that came from graduate assistant Mike McQueary, who said he saw Sandusky abusing a boy in the showers of the Penn State football building.

Paterno told the Post that he didn't know how to handle the charge, but a day after McQueary visited him, he spoke to the athletic director and the administrator with oversight over the campus police.

Wick Sollers, Paterno's lawyer, called the board's comments this week self-serving and unsupported by the facts. Paterno fully reported what he knew to the people responsible for campus investigations, Sollers said.

"He did what he thought was right with the information he had at the time," Sollers said.

Sandusky says he is innocent and is out on bail, awaiting trial.

The back and forth between Paterno's representative and the board reflects a trend in recent weeks, during which Penn State alumni — and especially former players, including Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris — have questioned the trustees' actions and accused them of failing to give Paterno a chance to defend himself.

Three town halls, in Pittsburgh, suburban Philadelphia and New York City, seemed to do little to calm the situation and dozens of candidates have now expressed interest in running for the board, a volunteer position that typically attracts much less interest.

While everyone involved has said the focus should be on Sandusky's accusers and their ordeals, the abuse scandal brought a tarnished ending to Paterno's sterling career. Paterno won 409 games and took the Nittany Lions to 37 bowl games and those two national championships, the last in the 1986 season. More than 250 of the players he coached went on to the NFL.

Throughout his coaching years, Paterno maintained that, yes, winning was important, but even more important was winning with honor.
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School-Closing Brookhaven

The Columbus region put out the result of each school-closing alternative that would have an effect on scholars in the Brookhaven Substantial Classes community now, but authorities do not toss any new choices.

A school-closings panel is considering three choices in the Brookhaven area:
  • closing Brookhaven and sending future students to Mifflin High;
  • closing Brookhaven and Medina Middle and sending elementary students into other middle and high schools;
  • or closing Medina, making Brookhaven a grades 7-12 school and converting nearby elementaries to K-6 buildings.


“All three of these have difficulties,” said Carole Olshavsky, who runs region features.

Some houses are too entire to take many more scholars from the Brookhaven spot on the South Area. All three would have an effect on lots of scholars.

An alternative on the Southern Area that would shut Southmoor Center, Moler and Heyl elementaries and change Southern High to a 7-12 classes still seems sensible to region authorities. Students at Moler and Heyl would be joined and located in the Southmoor making.

That strategy was the only Southern Area alternative introduced after region authorities recommended against concluding Fairwood or Siebert elementaries, which at first were precise for concluding.

District authorities have not said how many universities they want to shut or how much cash they want to preserve, but decreasing application has stimulated the efforts to get rid of houses.
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Seal Beach Homicide Detectives


The house light blue with the American flag and a basketball hoop in the front was described by neighbors as the place where a young boy always wanted to play ball or do bike rides with his father. Wednesday night, however, was the Huntington Beach House roped off by police tape, and homicide detectives were on the lawn, when his father was the only suspect in the shooting of Seal Beach salon that has killed eight people and 1 / 9 victim in critical condition.

Christa Andrews, who lives in the street, said Scott Dekraai, the alleged gunman, moved about two years. He said he had been honest released from the army and had a work-related injury leg that caused him to walk with a limp.

She said Dekraai play baseball and football with his son, who seemed to be an age of Andrews '7 years. The family had a white labrador named Conway they have learned to play ball.

Patty Roach, a barber who lived two blocks, go through the house several times a day to your usual dog walking route. Roach has lived in the neighborhood for 25 years, and she said she has always been a discreet and mainly middle-class families raising children.

The street is lined with modest homes with manicured lawns. Skeletons and cobwebs hanging doors for Halloween.

Roach said it was hard to believe that he knows the neighborhood could be behind the shooting. She said that her husband has discovered, he said again and again, "There's no way they could have been him."

Stephanie Malchow, who lives next to Dekraai, describes the family as a magnet.

"They are always outside playing with the dog," he said, referring to DeKraai, his current wife Mindy and her son from a previous marriage Dekraai.

Malchow also remembered to participate Dekraai marriage.

"It was really nice," she said in Dekraai and his current wife. "He was very happy. He was one of the best neighbors I've ever known. He was certainly involved with his son."

Malchow, who said Dekraai told his ex-wife saw his son one weekend a month, it was hard to believe what was happening.

"I gestured to him this morning on my way to work. I never thought about going home to this".
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