Former president Spanier attends game

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Posted: Saturday, January 19, 2013 12:00 am

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Former Penn State President Graham Spanier attended the school’s men’s basketball game against Nebraska on Saturday, making a rare high-profile appearance on campus in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

Spanier — a former chancellor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln — and two other high-ranking former administrators face charges including perjury and obstruction for allegedly covering up sex abuse allegations against Sandusky, a retired assistant football coach. All three are awaiting a preliminary hearing and have maintained their innocence.

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