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CMYK No more books? No problem. Are they safe for you to eat? What to do with those pesky empty shelves. A year after deadly illnesses, cantaloupes back on market. AT HOME, 1C NATION & WORLD, 5A Now Accepting New Patients! 20% OFF INITIAL VISIT            NEW LOCATION Alexander’s Salon & Spa         SEE MORE GREAT DEALS IN CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE! The Times Leader WILKES-BARRE, PA SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2012 50¢ PENN STATE SCANDAL SPORTS SHOWCASE PSU plans to renovate abuse site AMERICAN LEAGUE YANKEES 6 ANGELS 5 RED SOX 3 RAYS 1 The university also struggles to deal with images such as a statue of Joe Paterno. NATIONAL LEAGUE ROCKIES 6 PHILLIES 2 By GENARO C. ARMAS and MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press STATE COLLEGE — Penn State plans to renovate the building where former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually molested boys, confronting one of the most potent and sinister symbols of a scandal from which it is still trying to recover. The school intends to remodel the football team shower and locker room area as a direct result of Sandusky’s crimes, university NATIONALS 5 MARLINS 1 BRAVES 7 METS 5 SAINTS GIVE BREES A COOL $100 MIL. PROGRESS REPORT Penn State has set up a website – – where reports on its response to the report on the Jerry Sandusky scandal will be posted. spokesman David La Torre told The Associated Press on Friday. Renovation plans for the Lasch Football Building were drawn up shortly after Sandusky’s arrest in November, La Torre said, but the university can’t move forward with those plans until all possible legal proceedings have been completed. Sandusky, a longtime member See RENOVATE, Page 10A Drew Brees and the Saints reached a deal on par with the quarterback’s record-setting play, giving New Orleans’ fans some news they can celebrate after an offseason rife with turmoil. The team announced Friday that it had agreed to a five-year contract with Brees. 1B AP PHOTO Amid flowers, a sign at the base of Penn State’s statue of football coach Joe Paterno calls for mercy in judging him. A report on the child abuse scandal linked Paterno to hushing up the allegations. INSIDE A NEWS: Local 3A Nation & World 5A Obituaries 6A Editorials 9A B SPORTS: 1B B BUSINESS Stocks 7B Weather 8B C AT HOME: Birthdays 4C Television 6C Crossword/Horoscope 7C Comics 8C D CLASSIFIED: 1D WEATHER Christina Kosco Mostly cloudy, a shower. High 85. Low 67. Details, Page 8B Paterno could have faced legal charges By MARK SCOLFORO and MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press HARRISBURG — If he were alive today, Joe Paterno — the coach who stood for so long for character and integrity both on and off the football field — could be looking at charges such as child endangerment, perjury and conspiracy. Legal experts said emails and other evidence in the Penn State investigative report released Former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno In a cramped meeting room inside the Gallagher Conference Center on the campus of Penn State Worthington Scranton, Peetz opened what would go on to be a four-hour marathon session by addressing the investigation and subsequent report, which the board hired former FBI Director Louis Freeh to conduct and has so far cost the school DUNMORE – The day after release of a scathing 267-page report that held multiple people, including the board, partially responsible for failing to act against Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse of children, Penn State Board of Trustees Chairwoman Karen Peetz said the body is committed to a more “active, structured and robust oversight role.â€? See TRUSTEES, Page 10A With grant lost, Murray developer is back to square one By JENNIFER LEARN-ANDES 09815 10011 By ANDREW M. SEDER AP FILE PHOTO The Siniawa company had planned a large project for the city site. 6 Penn State trustees will take a more active role Thursday suggest that Paterno may have misled a grand jury when asked when he first heard about Jerry Sandusky’s misconduct, and show that Paterno and other university officials put boys in danger with their failure to report sexual abuse allegations against Sandusky more than a decade ago. Duquesne University law See PATERNO, Page 10A NIKO J. KALLIANIOTIS/FOR THE TIMES LEADER H. Jesse Arnelle asks a question to Penn State University President Rodney Erickson during Friday’s meeting. The old Murray Complex site in Wilkes-Barre has seen no activity in years, after the Siniawa organization planned to develop it as residential and retail space. City-based Siniawa 16, LP – was touting a $22 million plan to transform a centuryold warehouse, the site of the former Murray’s Inn on Pennsylvania Avenue, into residential and retail space. Former county commissioners approved the first assistance – a $1 million, low-interest community development loan to partially fund construction. Siniawa representatives told county officials the construction of 60 condominiums, two restaurants with courtyards and 50,000-60,000 square feet of retail space WILKES-BARRE – The developer of the Murray complex would have to start from scratch to obtain $4.7 million in government funding toward the project because the promised money was canceled due to inactivity, officials say. The government funding was committed from three sources in 2006 through 2008 when the property owner – Dickson See SINIAWA, Page 10A CLARK VAN ORDEN/THE TIMES LEADER

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