Top Stories: Penn State Scandal, Italyian Austerity Plan, Ramos Kidnapping

Good morning. We’ve veered from the solemn to the silly already today. Our early headlines:

We Pause On Veterans Day To Reread ‘In Flanders Fields’

Penn State Scandal: Alleged Victim’s Mother Was ‘Horrified’

Turn It Up: 11-11-11 Is Here And Folks Are Overly Excited

Media Blogger Romenesko Resigns After Questions About Attribution

Other stories making headlines include:

— “Italy’s Senate Passes Austerity Measures.” (The Associated Press)

— “U.S. Plans Bomb Sales In Gulf To Counter Iran.” (The Wall Street Journal)

— “U.S. Soldier Convicted In ‘Thrill Kill’ Of Afghans.” (The Associated Press)

— “Wilson Ramos Abduction In Venezuela: Still No Contact From Kidnappers, 36 Hours In.” (The Washington Post)

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