Ohio high school rape convict released from custody

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio high school football player who was convicted of raping a West Virginia girl following an alcohol-fueled party and sentenced to at least two years in custody has been released from juvenile detention.

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Southern Ohio lawmaker tapped as House Finance chairman

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state representative from southern Ohio has been tapped to lead a powerful House committee that reviews the governor's two-year state budget proposal and other spending bills.

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