Joe Pa Treated, Released From Hospital

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STATE COLLEGE, PA -- Penn State coach Joe Paterno is back home after spending several hours at a hospital being treated for dehydration.

Penn State spokesman Jeff Nelson says the 81-year-old coach was
released Thursday from Mount Nittany Medical Center after being
taken by ambulance from his home after feeling nauseous.

He underwent tests at the hospital but he was not admitted.

Paterno has had a busy schedule of late, traveling to
Philadelphia last weekend and meeting with fellow Big Ten football
coaches earlier this week. Spokesman Guido D'Elia says JoePa was on
the phone with recruits Thursday morning before going to the

Paterno is still scheduled to travel to Austin, Texas, to speak
at a dinner Friday night for Longhorns coach Mack Brown.

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