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Obion County Schools Out Thurs. and Fri. Due to Flu

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OBION COUNTY, Tenn. - Obion County School System students will get two extra days off this week.

According to school officials, schools will be closed Thursday and Friday after more than 500 students were absent, Wednesday. Many of the students reported having the flu or flu-like symptoms.

System leaders hope the shut down will give ill students and staff an opportunity to get well and help stop the continued spread of the illness.

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