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Governor asks Penn State students to stop violence

November 11, 2011 • National News


Police hold back students after they reacted off campus Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, in State College, Pa. to Penn State board of trustees firing of football coach Joe Paterno Wednesday. Hundreds of students gathered about two blocks from the campus, with some chanting “We want Joe! We want Joe!” Some shook a lamp post and others tipped over a news van, kicking out its windows. Police fired bursts of pepper gas. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett asked Penn State students on Thursday to refrain from the violence that wracked their college town after famed football coach Joe Paterno was fired, saying the nation is watching their behavior.

At a news conference in State College, Corbett also expressed disappointment in Paterno and university Login to read more

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