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Former Ohio coach gets 7 years for sex with child

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio soccer coach has been sentenced to seven years in prison after he was found guilty of having sex with a 13-year-old girl.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 March 2014

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Teen victim's family sues Ohio school, officer

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family of a central Ohio high school student is suing the school district and a former school resource officer who she says lured her into a sexual relationship.

The family of the girl filed the lawsuit in Columbus on Thursday against former officer Todd L. Smith and Columbus city schools.

The 51-year-old Smith was sentenced last year to seven years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a charge that he used a cellphone to entice two 15-year-old girls to engage in sexual activity.

The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1frpZpj ) reports that the lawsuit seeks at least $75,000 in damages and claims the school should have known something was going on between the girl and the officer.

A school spokeswoman had no immediate comment.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 March 2014

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32,000 Ohioans owed tax refunds from 2010

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Around 32,100 Ohioans have until April 15 to claim an estimated $24.5 million in income tax refunds left over from 2010.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 March 2014

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Police: Ohio mom shot adult son then herself

STRUTHERS, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say an investigation confirmed that a 44-year-old woman killed her 23-year-old son before shooting herself in the basement of their home last week.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 March 2014

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Missing Ohio student may have committed suicide

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Police in southeast Ohio say they have reason to believe that a missing Ohio University student may have committed suicide in a river that runs through campus.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 March 2014

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Study planned on adapting to changing water levels

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan is planning a wide-ranging study of how people in the Great Lakes region can adapt to changing water levels.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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Gay couples find uneven access to health insurance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly every day for three months, Carl Bechdel had to make calls or send emails to try to get family insurance coverage for his husband and himself under President Barack Obama's landmark health law.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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Central Ohio counties lead in population growth

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Central Ohio counties are leading the state in population growth categories.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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