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Judge to release records with claim Paterno told of abuse by Sandusky in 1976

Judge to release records with claim Paterno told of abuse by Sandusky in 1976

A Philadelphia judge has ordered the public release of sealed documents from a lawsuit that could reveal details about a claim that a boy told Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that Jerry Sandusky had molested him.

Judge Gary Glazer said Thursday that the records will be made public in a month, granting the request for access to the filings made by The Associated Press and other news outlets.

Glazer disclosed the Paterno-related claim last month when he ruled in a dispute between Penn State and its insurer over payments to those with claims of abuse by former Paterno assistant Sandusky.

He also wrote that the insurer, Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association...

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