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Tornado hits Ohio’s Ursuline College; no one hurt

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PEPPER PIKE: A tornado of 110 mph winds hit Ursuline College in Northeast Ohio early Saturday morning, collapsing a wall of the school’s athletic center and damaging other buildings but causing no injuries, officials said.

The EF1 twister hit about 3:35 a.m. northwest of the college and continued across part of the campus. It reached 100 to 200 yards wide and traveled 1.3 miles.

Only a few students were on campus and they were close to the athletic center that was hardest hit, a college spokeswoman said.

“The blessing is that there was no loss of life or injury,” Sister Diana Stano, president of the 1,500-student school about 13 miles east of Cleveland, said on its website.


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