Corbett-approved grant to Second Mile is now on hold

    Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett’s office says the $3 million grant he approved to the Jerry Sandusky-founded Second Mile charity is now on hold.

    Corbett approved the funding over the summer, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports, after it was first approved by the Legislatures and former Gov. Ed Rendell.

    The $3 million was to help pay for the charity’s “Center for Excellence.”

    Sandusky is charged with sexually abusing boys he met through the charity while working as the defensive coordinator for Penn State’s football team. He, coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier, have been fired. Two other university officials are charged.

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