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Ohio State Mistakenly Sends 'Active Attacker' Alert

Ohio State's Public Safety office said it mistakenly sent out an "active attacker" alarm just after noon on Monday afternoon.

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Ohio State's Public Safety office said it mistakenly sent out an "active attacker" alarm just after noon on Monday afternoon.

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