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1,000+ protest handling of Steubenville rape case

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Two Steubenville high school football players have been arrested and charged for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.

The attack allegedly happened in August. Over the weekend, more than a thousand protesters gathered in the small town, accusing police of slowing the investigation in order to protect the star players and the program.

The two teen suspects are set to go to trial February 13.

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