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 Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers is helping a Penn State biologist raise research funds by producing a video about how the coach witnessed the decline and death of his father from Alzheimer's disease.
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Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers is helping a Penn State biologist raise research funds by producing a video about how the coach witnessed the decline and death of his father from Alzheimer's disease.

Penn State coach lends help to professor pursuing brain-repair research

Basketball coach Patrick Chambers is working with PSU biologist Gong Chen, whose research focuses on restoring brain cells and function.


Report finds many Alzheimer's patients not told of diagnosis

Only 45 percent said they were told they had the disease, although some experts believe physicians are afraid to cause emotional stress.



Route 19 in Marshall to have evening lane restrictions

The lane closures will occur at the bridge carrying the Pennsylvania Turnpike over Route 19.



 A small memorial has sprung up along a bike trail in Hays after eagle eggs failed to hatch.

Memorial springs up in Hays for eagle eggs that didn’t hatch

Experts are not sure what the Hays eagles will do, now that they have no eggs to look after.

  • People remember the Hays bald eagles


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    Cultural Crossroads

    Students line up along the campus yard Monday as representatives from the Fisk University Activities Board answer questions about on-campus life and events.
    Education writer Clarece Polke is joining a group of Pittsburgh-area high school students to tour 13 historically black colleges as they decide on their futures.

    The Post-Gazette will document the reactions and growing perspectives of five of these students as they experience -- some for the first time -- a glimpse of the black college experience.

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    Early Returns


    Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read today

    Darlene Harris (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette photo) 1) Pittsburgh City Council is expected to vote today to make changes to the


    Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read today

    Ron Castille (Rebecca Droke/Post-Gazette) 1) Given the extraordinary run of problems for state Attorney General Kathleen Kane,



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