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Fix the causes of corruption in NY state

The question comes up after every corruption scandal in New York: Why does it keep happening? The causes are many, but three factors stand out. Temptation. State legislators receive a base salary of... To view the full story, click the title link.

Here Is Your Scandal Open Thread

Who took Olivia? What's Huck's psychological state? Will Quinn ever die? Let's talk about the Scandal Winter Premiere, Run. Read more...

What’s Not To Understand? Children Were Raped.

The Penn State scandal was a tragedy for many, but one that people seem to have passed over too soon. The post What’s Not To Understand? Children Were Raped. appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Fox’s Bolling Blasts Obama: You Showed the Terrorists ‘Where Your Priorities Lie’

last weekNews : Mediaite

In his "Wake Up America" monologue on Cashin' In, Fox's Eric Bolling went after President Barack Obama for his State of the Union address, calling it "nothing short of scandalous."

?Is Texas About to Abandon its Juvenile Justice System?

Texas has a problem with kids: It can't figure out a good way to lock them up. Following a series of high-profile physical and sexual-abuse scandals that rocked the state's juvenile system in 2007, a string of reforms modernized local punitive measures against offending young people. Show More Summary

McDonald's Quarterly Sales Fall 7 Percent

(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp, the world's biggest restaurant chain, reported a 7.3 percent fall in quarterly sales as it struggled to recover from a food scandal in China and battled tough competition in the United States. The company's net income fell to $1.1 billion, or $1.13 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. Show More Summary

Tom Brady: DeflateGate 'Isn't ISIS'

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady pointed to the jihadist group Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL) as he attempted to dismiss the burgeoning football scandal that has become known as "Deflategate" at a press conference on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Virginia lawmaker who won election from jail faces new charges

last weekNews : The Raw Story

A Virginia state lawmaker who was re-elected last week while serving a jail sentence for a sex scandal was indicted on Wednesday on felony charges stemming from the case. In a fresh political embarrassment for Virginia, the legislator, Joseph Morrissey, was charged by a Henrico County grand jury...

Bobby Bowden wants his wins back, too, after Joe Paterno decision

Last week, the NCAA restored the 111 victories that were taken from the late Joe Paterno because of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State and now another coach wants his wins back, too. Bobby Bowden, the former Florida State coach, wants 12 wins that were vacated by a academic scandal to be […]

Penn State AD Says "409" Stickers Were "Inappropriate and Insensitive"

last weekSports : Deadspin

Friday's announcement that the NCAA would restore Joe Paterno's 409 wins, stripped in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, led to jubilation in State College. That included shows of support from other athletes: Penn State's men's hockey team wore stickers reading "409" on their helmets for that night's game. Show More Summary

Pedo Pervs: Virginia Lawmaker Accused Of Smashing 17-Year-Old Girl Wins Election From Jail

Joseph Morrisey Wins Election From Jail A VA lawmaker recently won a special election despite being incarcerated and despite being involved in a sex scandal surrounding a 17-year-old girl. Politico reports:  A Virginia state delegate who resigned his seat due

NCAA agrees to restore wins to Penn State, title to Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The NCAA agreed Friday to restore 112 football wins it had stripped from Penn State and Joe Paterno in the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal and to reinstate the venerated late coach as the winningest in major college football history.

Penn State hockey honors Joe Paterno with helmet stickers

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

The NCAA announced Friday afternoon it would restore wins that had been vacated from former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno’s record in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. The 111 restored wins give the late Paterno a total of 409, the most for any coach in major college football history. The […]

N.C.A.A. Reaches Deal to Restore Wins for Penn State and Joe Paterno

A proposed agreement would restore 112 wins by Penn State that were wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky scandal, again making Joe Paterno the winningest coach in major-college football.

Penn State gets wins restored, making Joe Paterno winningest coach again

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State's football team is getting back 112 wins wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and the late Joe Paterno has been restored as the winningest coach in major college football history. The...Show More Summary

NCAA Restores Joe Paterno's Vacated Wins in Lawsuit Settlement

As part of a settlement between the NCAA and Penn State University, late head coach Joe Paterno will have his victories from 1998 through 2011 restored after they were vacated due to the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal. According to...Show More Summary

Proposed NCAA Deal Would Restore Penn State Football Wins

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The deal between the NCAA and the university would restore the 112 wins from 1998 through 2011 that were thrown out amid the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

Penn State, Joe Paterno to get wins restored under proposed deal

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Proposed settlement will give Penn State back 112 football team wins that were vacated in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal

New PUC chief Michael Picker vows openness, focus on safety

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Taking over amid scandal, the new president of the state's powerful Public Utilities Commission vowed Thursday to forge a more open and safety-conscious era at the agency.

Ex-CalPERS official Villalobos commits suicide

A former state pension board member at the center of a long-running influence-peddling scandal that rocked state government committed suicide Tuesday, just weeks before the start of his federal trial on bribery and fraud charges.

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