University of Dayton plans $172 million in arena renovations

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The University of Dayton is planning $172 million in updates to its arena, which is used for the pair of March Madness play-in games known as the First Four.

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Ohio high school hit with penalties over recruiting, permits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced penalties for a Cincinnati high school that it says had football recruiting violations and failed to get proper permits for six coaches.

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Man convicted of murder in baby daughter's death sentenced

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who admitted shaking his infant daughter before she was found dead in a car seat in his truck has been sentenced to life in prison with possible parole after 18 years.

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Man accused in deaths of 2 firefighters gets 20 years

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio building owner accused of arson that led to the deaths of two Toledo firefighters was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison.

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Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied before killing himself

School officials never told the mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself that another student had thrown him against the wall two days earlier and knocked him unconscious in an attack recorded by a surveillance video, attorneys for the boy's mother said Thursday.

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