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19 Jamaica Junction Owner Receives Prison Sentence

The Owner of Jamaica Junction is sentenced to serve 11 and-a-half to 23 and-a-half months in the Centre County Correctional Facility for selling synthetic marijuana from his store. Last September, Michael Hultberg pleaded guilty to possession with intent to deliver and possession of paraphernalia with intent to deliver. In addition to the jail sentence Hultberg will pay a $500 fine and will give up all contraband seized by police. Investigators reportedly confiscated thousands of devices used to ingest illicit drugs from Hultberg’s store, along with more than 3,000 packages of synthetic marijuana.

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THON
0 Cyclist Embarking on Statewide Ride to Raise Money for THON

Tyler Knabb’s mother passed away from cancer on July 16, 2003. He turned 14 years old that same day. Now, ten years later, Knabb is doing his part to fight cancer. He’s the force behind “Cycling for the Kids,” a statewide bicycling fundraiser. Knabb will be pedaling all around Pennsylvania to raising money for a THON organization called The Hope Express.

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Football
5 Christian Hackenberg Opens Up About Continued Commitment To Penn State In CBS Interview

“Your word is really one of the only things you have in life.”

Some wise words spoken by a young man only just figuring out the college lifestyle and what it means to play Division I football. For Christian Hackenberg, Penn State’s 18-year old starting quarterback those words rang even truer as he elected to stay committed to Penn State following the announcement of the NCAA sanctions.

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Student Life
11 Students Invent Bag to Get Around Beaver Stadium Security

Members of a Penn State student-developed think tank think they’ve solved the no-bag policy at Beaver Stadium. A group of students and recent graduates have started My Event Bag, a business that makes a clear plastic backpack. It’s small enough to comply with the new security regulations at Beaver Stadium. Taylor Turrisi, director of sales and media for My Event Bag and a recent Penn State graduate, says the idea behind the product came in response to complaints that the clear bag policy felt like an invasion of privacy.

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