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Many Kids Need 2 Doses of Flu Vaccine

ATLANTA -- While most people will need only one flu shot or spray to guard against H1N1 and the seasonal flu, this year, many children will need two, according to the CDC.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends two doses of 2010-11 flu vaccine for children 6 months through 8 years of age unless they received at least one dose of 2009 H1N1 vaccine last flu season and at least one dose of seasonal vaccine prior to the 2009-2010 flu season or two doses of seasonal flu vaccine last flu season.

The first dose "primes" the immune system, while the second dose provides immune protection, according to the CDC. The second dose should be given 28 or more days after the first dose.

North Atlanta Pediatrics explains it this way on its website:

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New Show at the New London Theatre

New London Theatre of Snellville will present Murder in the Magnolias opening September 17th and continuing through October 3rd.

When death creeps upon the Belle Acres plantation, the south Mississippian family is sent into a tailspin of intrigue - or as much of a tailspin as these crazy people can handle.  Senators, Princesses, Lawyers and Sheriffs all take a turn in Colonel Chickenwing's Drawing Room, but who did it.

Murder in the Magnolias is being directed by Chris Comfort and produced by Anne Simmons.

Tickets are $12.00 in advance or $15.00 on the day of the show. Children and students with ID are always $10.00.  Seniors can enjoy tickets for the Sunday performances for only $10.00.  Seats to watch the final dress rehearsal are available for a minimum $8.00 donation at the door.

Parasailing Accident Kills Georgia Woman

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- A Lawrenceville woman who was injured while parasailing on Clearwater Beach, Fla. on September 5th has died from her injuries.

According to Florida Fish and Wildlife service, Alejandra White and Shaun Ladd were parasailing with Sky Screamer Parasail when it began to rain. As the wind picked up, the boat's operator began to rein in the parasailers. According to the official report, White and Ladd were 50 feet above the water when the winch failed and they flew to the end of the line, snapping it.

Photo Gallery: Parasailing accident on Clearwater Beach

Ladd was able to release himself from the line, but White could not and she was dragged across the beach , striking a volleyball post.

Mendenhall's TD in OT leads Steelers over Falcons

Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Rashard Mendenhall broke off a 50-yard game-
winning touchdown run on the Steelers' first play of overtime as Pittsburgh
persevered for a 15-9 win over Atlanta in a defensive battle at Heinz Field.

After the Falcons faltered on the first possession of OT, Michael Koenen's
poor 36-yard punt from the 14-yard-line gave the Steelers prime field
position.

Mendenhall wasted little time in making it count, bursting through a hole off
right tackle sealed off by a textbook block from tight end David Johnson on
his way to the end zone.

Mendenhall ended with 120 yards on 22 carries while Hines Ward came up huge
for Dennis Dixon with six catches for 108 yards.

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Call Center Jobs Open in Lawrenceville

Lawrenceville, GA -- Manpower Inc. is looking to fill 130 call center jobs for an accounting software company in Lawrenceville.

The opportunity is a three-to-five month temp-to-permanent assignment starting September 27.

The client will provide a paid training class as part of the hiring process, according to Manpower.

Applicants must be able to pass a Windows troubleshooting and basis accounting principles assessment as part of the skills requirement.

Permanent salaries are likely to be in the 28K-32K range.

Selected candidates will be responsible for answering calls and assisting clients and customers with product knowledge and inquiries.

The client is a market leader in the supply of software products to small and medium-sized businesses.

The work location is "state of the art," according to Manpower.

6th Annual Lego Race Back to School

On Saturday, Discover Mills Mall is hosting their 6th Annual Lego Race Back to School.  

LEGO-lovers will be able to participate in the Discover Mills Food Court (5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville); tomorrow at 11 a.m. The race will begin 1 p.m. 

Custom-designed vehicles made exclusively out of LEGO products will race in the food court and be awarded first, second and third place trophies in three different categories based on their vehicle size. 

This event is free to the public.

School Visit in Lawrenceville

Cheryl Lemke was out and about talking weather at a school in Lawrenceville.  On Friday September 10, she had the opportunity to address over 200 fourth-grade students at Craig Elementary School.  Topics included weather instruments, cloud types and precipitation.  There were even some students who had aspirations to be meteorologists when they grow up.