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Eight Forty-Eight 11.11.11

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Eight Forty-Eight 11.11.11

Longtime Penn State head coach Joe Paterno was fired amid allegations surrounding his former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2012 budget counts on bringing in $25 million by selling advertising space on city property. That could include everything from garbage trucks to the city's website to the historic bridge houses on the Chicago River. WBEZ’s Alex Keefe reported on whether or not there's an unseen cost to putting private ads on public property. And Big Ten powerhouse Penn State fired longtime coach Joe Paterno amid criticism for failing to do more to address allegations of sexual abuse by an assistant coach. We talk with ESPN’s Lester Munson and sports reporter Cheryl Raye Stout about the legal responsibility of coaches and school leaders when scandal encroaches on players and the team. And Professor Kliq was the guest DJ: Eight Forty-Eight sat down with him to chat and get his thoughts on the upside to creative commons licensing.

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