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Penn State’s Thon draws thousands of dancers for charity

Penn State’s Thon draws thousands of dancers for charity

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Having trained for months to keep moving for 46 consecutive hours, hundreds of Penn State University dancers will rekindle a proud philanthropic tradition this weekend with the 41st annual Interfraternity Council/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, or β€œThon.” The weekend event began Friday in the Bryce Jordan Center on Penn State’s main University Park campus and is expected to draw more than 15,000 spectators, said Cat Powers, a spokeswoman for the event.

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July 23 Photo Brief: Penn State hit with harsh penalties from NCAA, Colorado movie theater shooter makes first court appearance

July 23 Photo Brief: Penn State hit with harsh penalties from NCAA, Colorado movie theater shooter makes first court appearance

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James Eagan Holmes, accused Colorado movie theater shooter makes first court appearance, Penn State receives harsh penalties from the NCAA — including a $60 million fine and four-year bowl ban in aftermath of Jerry Sandusky scandal, and more in today’s daily brief.
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