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Local third-grader dies from flu

Jan 19, 2018

   A local elementary student has died from the flu, becoming one of 20 pediatric deaths due to influenza nationwide. The third grader was a student at Pike Road School. Superintendent Dr. Charles Ledbetter confirmed with reporters yesterday 8 year old Zainab Momin died Tuesday night at a local hospital. Grief counselors will be provided for students when classes resume on Monday.

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Jan 18, 2018

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Al Roker may be the most famous weatherman in the country, doing forecasts on the Today show since 1996, but he's much more than that — he's an author and game-show host and face of the Thanksgiving Day Parade. He even got the first interview with newly sworn-in President Barack Obama simply by yelling at him.

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