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United States

8 February 2010

Associated Press

TOLEDO, Ohio -- An Ohio man has been sentenced to 44 years in prison on charges that he held his estranged wife at gunpoint at a retirement home where she worked. Police said Michael Swiergosz was distraught over his pending divorce when he went to the assisted-living center, pointed a gun at an employee and told her to call his wife. The April 28 standoff at the Sunset House in Toledo went on for five hours. Swiergosz testified in court last month that he only... (

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