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Texoma schools closing due to flu outbreak

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Forget the winter weather; it's the influenza outbreak that's taking a toll on class time in Texoma.

A growing number of districts in the KTEN viewing area canceled classes starting Wednesday in an effort to keep the illness from spreading.

Please visit our closings page for an updated list of districts that are suspending classes during the flu outbreak:

The Oklahoma State Department of Health said there have been 22 deaths reported in the state during the current flu season. The Centers for Disease Control says influenza is widespread across most of the United States.

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