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Paterno not under scrutiny

Coach cooperative in sex abuse case

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - The Pennsylvania attorney general, Linda Kelly, said in a news conference yesterday that Joe Paterno, Penn State’s legendary football coach, was not considered a target in the sexual abuse investigation that has resulted in the arrest of a former assistant coach and two prominent university officials.

Kelly, who made a plea for other potential victims to come forward, summarized the prosecutors’ case against Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State defensive coordinator who faces a 40-count indictment for allegedly sexually abusing eight young boys. Through his lawyer, Sandusky has maintained his innocence.

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