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James funeral held in Cincinnati

Updated: April 10, 2010, 8:30 PM ET
Associated Press

CINCINNATI -- A funeral has been held in Ohio for a 17-year-old Notre Dame football recruit who fell from a Florida hotel balcony during spring break.

An overflow crowd gathered Saturday at St. Xavier Church in downtown Cincinnati to remember high school student Matt James.

Police say the 6-foot-8, 290-pound offensive lineman was drunk when he fell over a fifth-floor railing in Panama City Beach, Fla., a week ago. His coaches and teammates say he should be remembered for his hard ...

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