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Posted: October 3, 2012 at 3:48 a.m.
FOOTBALL McQueary files suit Former Penn State graduate assistant Mike McQueary, who complained he saw former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky showering with a young boy on campus and testified at his sex abuse trial, sued the university Tuesday for what he calls defamation and misrepresentation. McQueary’s lawsuit claims his treatment by the university since Sandusky was arrested in November has caused him distress, anxiety, humiliation and embarrassment. The lawsuit discloses that shortly after Sandusky was charged, the university’s then-president, Graham Spanier, met with athletic department staff inside the university’s football stadium and expressed his support for Athletic Director Tim Curley and vice president Gary Schultz, who had been charged with perjury and failure to properly report suspected child abuse in the Sandusky case. Spanier also issued a public statement with the same message. Curley, now on leave, and Schultz, who has retired, have repeatedly denied the charges against them and a
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