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Penn State alum starts fund for open records fight

From The Kansas City Star: STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — A Penn State alumnus is organizing a drive to fund his legal efforts to obtain records pertaining to the school’s handling of the Jerry Sandusky child-sex scandal, and to make the school more transparent and subject to open records laws in the future.

Ryan Bagwell, a 2002 graduate of the university who unsuccessfully ran for a spot on the university’s board of trustees in the wake of the scandal, is calling his effort the “Penn State Sunshine Fund,” the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Monday.

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