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World Harvest verdict to be appealed

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October
19, 2007

World Harvest Church plans to appeal a multi-million dollar verdict rendered by a Franklin County jury yesterday. Two parents sued the mega church and one of its former day care workers for allegedly abusing their two-year-old child last year.

Central Ohio animal rescue operations remain unregulated despite abuses.

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12:00AM
April
2, 2007

Recent stories of animal abuse have failed to spur efforts to regulate animal rescue operations.

Catholic Church Sets Up Fund for Sex Abuse Victims

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November
16, 2006

Ohio Catholic leaders have started $3 million fund to help victims of childhood sexual abuse. But some victims say the Counseling Assistance Fund is a publicity stunt

Pinwheels in the Park mark Child Abuse Prevention Month

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April
3, 2006

Thousands of colorful pinwheels are planted in Livingston PArk as a colorful reminder that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. WOSU’s Sabrina Hersi-Issa reports

New Sex Abuse Bill Angers Victims

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March
29, 2006

Some Ohioans who say they were sexually abused by clergymen are seething. They are upset that .when the Ohio House of Representatives Wednesday passed a bill attacking sexual abuse, it was stripped of a key provision the victims had pushed. And later, state senators agreed with the move.

Columbus Diocese: 26 clerics accused of abuse

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February
27, 2004

The Catholic Diocese of Columbus has released statistics on priests accused of sexual abusing children. As part of a national study on priests sexual abuse, the Columbus Diocese reports between 1950 and 2002 – 26 priests and deacons affiliated with the diocese were accused of sexual abuse.