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Legionnaires' Disease Leaves 1 Dead, 10 Ill Near Cleveland

People can get the disease by breathing in mist contaminated with the bacteria. Those who become sick experience symptoms similar to severe pneumonia.

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    Legionnaires' Disease Leaves 1 Dead, 10 Ill Near Cleveland
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    File photo: A doctor wears a stethoscope.

    A health official says an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease east of Cleveland left one person dead and sickened 10 others. 

    Lake County Health Commissioner Ron Graham says investigators believe at least a few of those people were sickened during the summer by Legionella bacteria that entered the air from cooling towers at a company's plant in Eastlake. Those include the 54-year-old man who died in August.

    The cooling towers in question have been cleaned, and officials said Wednesday that no bacteria was found in subsequent testing.

    Graham says officials may never know definitively if the other cases are linked to the same facility.

    Dog Delivers Basket of Water on Baseball Field

    [NATL] Dog Delivers Basket of Water on Baseball Field

    A viral video of minor league baseball dog delivering water at a Fort Wayne TinCaps game has surfaced on Twitter.

    Video of 'Jake the Diamond Dog' was posted as the golden retriever carried a basket filled with bottled water out to the umpire between innings taken at a recent game.

    The video was posted by Indiana news station WPTA's sports anchor Zach Groth.

    Jake delivers water to umpires on the field in a basket and reportedly makes an appearance at a variety of minor league baseball games and has done so for several years.

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    People can get the disease by breathing in mist contaminated with the bacteria. Those who become sick experience symptoms similar to severe pneumonia.