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Huge turnout for Ohio zombie emergency drill

Taking advantage of zombie fever and the Halloween holiday, Delaware County emergency-management officials held their largest drill ever


By Allison Manning
The Columbus Dispatch

DELAWARE, Ohio — With shredded skin and sunken eyes, zombies rattled fences, moaned loudly and shuffled their way across the Ohio Wesleyan University campus yesterday, all in the name of emergency preparedness.

Taking advantage of zombie fever and the Halloween holiday, Delaware County emergency-management officials held their largest drill ever. They typically get about 20 volunteers for a practice exercise. Yesterday, they had 10 times that.

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