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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes. The lawsuit names Indianapolis-based USA Diving, Inc., the Ohio State University Diving Club and Will Bohonyi. The suit says Bohonyi coerced and forced the divers into frequent sex, telling them, "You owe me this." Calls Monday to a telephone listing for Bohonyi's most recent address went unanswered.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Dozens of homeless people were given 72 hours to vacate a downtown Cincinnati encampment consisting of tents, furniture and blankets under an order issued by city officials Monday. Citing health and safety issues, city officials said they will close the site located under an overpass by the end of the week. Residents have until Thursday morning to gather their belongings and leave, before officials begin to sanitize the area Friday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state of Ohio has approved legislation that will create a day to honor the first documented, black professional football player, known by the nickname "the Black Cyclone." Republican Gov. John Kasich signed the legislation designating Feb. 3 as Charles Follis Day. The Akron Beacon Journal reports Follis was born on Feb. 3, 1879, and grew up in Wooster _ helping to organize the first varsity football team at his high school in 1899.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A coroner's office says a 6-year-old boy pulled from a swimming pool last week and hospitalized in southwestern Ohio has died. The Montgomery County Coroner's Office says Niguel Hamilton died Sunday night. The cause of death wasn't immediately released.
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