By Will Yoder
January 23, 2012

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has ordered the state’s flags be lowered to half-staff in honor of longtime Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno, according to the Associated Press. The flags will remain at half-staff until Paterno’s burial.

Paterno, 85, passed away Sunday after battling lung cancer. His death has been received with an outpouring of tributes and remembrances that have honored his contributions to college football.

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