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Mistaken robocall awakens hundreds of parents

A predawn phone call Sunday morning from the Pinellas County School District jolted hundreds of bleary-eyed parents out of bed with a one-minute recorded "welcome back" message from the superintendent. Shortly after noon, the district sent out a second automated phone message apologizing for the wake-up calls. Listen to it here.

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