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Live coverage: Joe Paterno memorial service

Written by witf.org | Jan 26, 2012 2:29 PM

More than 10,000 people are expected to gather at Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center to attend former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's public memorial service, which starts at 2 p.m. EST.

Penn State officials estimate that 27,000 people attended Joe Paterno's viewing on January 24, 2012. The line of people waiting to pay their respects stretched for blocks, and some waited over an hour to pass by the closed casket.

If you are unable to attend the service in person but would still like to listen to it, you can stream the audio live online at http://www.witf.org/listen. You can also stream video of the memorial service at http://www.witf.org/smart-talk/web-cam.

Joe Paterno died after a battle with lung cancer at age 85 on Sunday, January 22, 2012.

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