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  • FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2009, file photo, Dr. Eric Barron, candidate for Florida State University President, answers questions from the Florida State University Board of Trustees, in Tallahassee, Fla. Barron, a former professor and dean at Penn State University and president of Florida State University, was chosen Monday , Feb. 17, 2014, to lead Pennsylvania's largest university as it continues grappling with fallout from the Jerry Sandusky scandal(AP Photo/Phil Coale, File)

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  • Ousted Penn State coach Joe Paterno and his wife, Sue, on the front porch of their house, address students on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. The students yelled, "We are Penn State!" to which Paterno responded, "Yes, we are!"  (AP Photo/The Patriot-News, Joe Hermitt)

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  • ** FILE ** In this March 7, 2007, file photo, Penn State University President Graham Spanier speaks during a news conference at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier arrives at the office of a Harrisburg District Court judge Wednesday in Harrisburg, Pa. Mr. Spanier was arraigned and released on bail.

    Ex-Penn State chief free on bail

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  • At the time, the president of Penn State, Graham Spanier, promised to investigate the charges, and after an internal review, to no one's surprise assurances were made that there had been no wrongdoing and no federal funds would be returned.

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  • HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general's office has filed papers detailing the lies it says former Penn State President Graham Spanier told during his grand jury testimony over the Jerry Sandusky child-sex-abuse case.

    Pa. prosecutors detail case against ex-Penn State president →

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