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6th Ohioan Dies In Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

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A sixth person has died as the result of an outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease at the Wesley Ridge Retirement Community in Reynoldsburg.
August 6, 2013

A sixth person has died in Ohio’s largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease.

Bus Hits Two People, Kills One Outside Children’s Hospital

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29, 2013

One person is dead and another injured after a bus struck two pedestrians outside Children’s Hospital in Columbus early Wednesday.

Ohio Native And Comic Jonathan Winters Dies

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Comedian and Ohio native Jonathan Winters died Thursday in California.
12, 2013

Comedian Jonathan Winters, whose breakneck improvisations inspired Robin Williams, Jim Carrey and many others, has died at age 87.

Columbus “Death Cafe” Concept Spreads Across U.S.

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The Columbus "Death Cafe" meets monthly.
7, 2013

A conversation over dinner is nothing new. But what if the topic of conversation is death? Death Cafés have not been around very long; the first Death Café discussion group met in Europe in 2004. But now they’re taking root in the U.S., thanks to a Columbus social worker.

Kent State Student Found Dead

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Police say they don't suspect foul play in a student's death.
17, 2011

No foul play is suspected in the death of a Kent State University Student found in his dorm room.

Central Ohio Marine Killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense says a Marine from Madison county has been killed in Afghanistan.
14, 2011

The Department of Defense says a Marine from Madison county has been killed in Afghanistan.

Death Penalty Indictments and Sentences Decline In Ohio

15, 2011

There is an execution scheduled nearly every month this year in Ohio for a death row inmate. Convicted murderer Clarence Carter was put to death Tuesday. The following day two state lawmakers introduced legislation to abolish the death penalty. This comes at a time when prosecutors are seeking the death penalty less and less.

OSU Offers Preventive Meningitis Rx To Some Students

15, 2011

Students and friends of an OSU student who died have been told they may want to seek prophylactic treatment for meningitis.

GA Authorities ID Body As 84-year-old Gladis Russell

10, 2011

Georgia authorities have identified a body found Wedensday as a missing Bellefontaine woman.

Richard Solove Dead at the Age of 85

January 28, 2011

The local philanthropist gave millions of dollars to The Ohio State University.