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Bring home the bacon literally with Pork Council’s new OSU vending machine

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You have exactly one week to experience Ohio State’s new Bacon Vending Machine.

The Ohio Pork Council has hooked the Animal Science Building up with a ready-to-eat, shelf-stable bacon machine.

All you have to do is feed it a buck.

“The Bacon Vending Machine is a unique and fun way for the Ohio Pork Council to support Ohio State students and promote the pork industry at the same time,” said President-Elect Dave Shoup, Ohio Pork Council, per 10TV.

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Hormel, Sugardale and Smithfield donated strips and bits for the machine.

Proceeds will benefit the OSU meat science program.

The machine will be available through December 13.

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Friday Feel Good: Watch soldier surprise his family at CBJ game

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Grab the tissues because you'll be crying happy tears after this video of a local soldier surprising his family after deployment.

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During Military Appreciation Night at Nationwide Arena on Thursday, Dale Burke and her kids Katie, Leo, and Aubrey were playing an in-game contest. They were tasked with choosing a mystery prize behind the curtain or $100 in cash. They chose the mystery prize.

The stakes were raised when they were offered $200 in cash or the mystery prize. The Burke's stuck with the unknown, which turned out to be the best choice ever.

The curtain was pulled to reveal Army National Guard Sgt. Leonard Burke, returning home to his wife and kids after an 11-month deployment in Kuwait.

The Blue Jackets win was the cherry on top of an amazing night at Nationwide Arena.

Thank you, Sgt. Burke, and all the other men and women in uniform for your sacrifice and service.

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Body discovered at Ohio State University construction site

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A body was discovered at a construction site on Ohio State University’s campus Friday morning.

The Columbus Dispatch reports Ohio State University Police were first called the area of Neil Avenue and 11th Avenue near the dorm Mack Hall around 6:30am.

The university said there is no ongoing threat.

No additional details were released as the investigation continues.

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Officer bitten by coyote in east Columbus

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Police are investigating an incident in which officers shot and killed a wild coyote after one officer was bitten by the animal.

According to 10TV, the officer was assisting a stranded driver on I-70 eastbound near Hamilton Road when the animal approached and attacked a state road worker, who was also attempting to help the stranded driver.

The coyote then bit the officer, who punched the animal, causing it to flee. When more officers arrived at the scene, the coyote returned and began acting aggressively.

After employing everything from mace to a taser on the coyote to no avail, officers at the scene shot and killed the aggravated canine. The officer who was bitten was taken to the hospital in stable condition and is expected to recover.

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