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Day: July 30, 2013

We’re Going to Trial: All Charges Stick in Curley/Schultz/Spanier Preliminary Hearing

After two days of testimony, we’re officially going to trial.

Judge William Wenner ruled instantly after closing arguments this afternoon that all charges against Gary Schultz, Tim Curley, and Graham Spanier will stick. A trial date has not been set yet but is anticipated for the spring.

Spanier’s Grand Jury Transcript Read Into Evidence

Graham Spanier's testimony to the Grand Jury was read into evidence this morning as the preliminary hearing for the embattled former president, Tim Curley, and Gary Schultz winds down in Harrisburg. One more witness is expected after an hour recess before going into closing arguments.

Four Nittany Lions Named to Preseason All-Big Ten Team

The Sporting News released their annual preseason All-Big Ten team, and Penn State is one of two schools to have four players honored.

Penn State is represented on the list by Deion Barnes, Kyle Carter, Allen Robinson and John Urschel, tying it with some school from Ohio that has had serious disciplinary issues in the past few days.

On-Campus Parking Registration Website Crashes

First, there was the freshman season football ticket fiasco in June. Now, students are having difficulty buying on-campus parking permits for the upcoming year. Registration for parking permits opened at 8 a.m. today, but students were unable to access the website due to server errors.

Director of Public Information Lisa Powers Begins Testimony on Day Two

Frequently cited spokeswoman Lisa Powers testified for over an hour this morning. Powers served as Graham Spanier’s speechwriter for seven years before taking over as the director of Public Information, a position she currently holds.

Curley, Schultz, Spanier Preliminary Hearing: Day 2

Testimony in the preliminary hearing for the three embattled former Penn State administrators charged with concealing child sexual abuse is scheduled to continue this morning at 9 a.m. at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg. If all goes according to schedule, proceedings should wrap up mid-afternoon as Judge William Wenner claims only three witnesses are left to testify.

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