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Testimony enters day two in McQueary's lawsuit against Penn State

Written by The Associated Press | Oct 18, 2016 2:57 AM
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FILE PHOTO: Former Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

(Bellefonte) -- Testimony is slated to get underway for the second day in a former assistant football coach's defamation and whistleblower lawsuit over his treatment by Penn State.

Mike McQueary's case against the university where he was a player and a coach will resume later today at the Centre County Courthouse.

He claims the school put him on paid leave and then didn't renew his contract in retaliation for reporting that Jerry Sandusky abused a child in a team shower, and for helping prosecutors convict him.

McQueary's seeking more than $4 million  in lost wages and other damages.

A lawyer for the university says it's not Penn State's fault that McQueary hasn't been able to find a coaching position.

McQueary has testified that he witnessed child abuse but didn't intervene or alert police.

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