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Special Prosecutors Assigned to Steubenville Rape Case

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As the investigation continues into an alleged rape involving two Steubenville teenagers,  WTRF.com is learning new prosecutors have been assigned to the case. 

The teens, both former members of the Steubenville football team, await their trial on charges they allegedly raped a young girl and filmed it.

On Monday Jefferson County Prosecutor Jane Hanlin was replaced.

The Ohio Attorney General's Office announced two of their special prosecutors will now be handling the case.

Judge Joseph Bruzesse signed off on the petition to name the new prosecutors.

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