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Reports: 2 students sickened by tainted gummy bears

Two students in the Laurel Highlands School District were sickened by tainted gummy bears, according to a tip received by WPXI.

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The tipster also said the high school students were hospitalized after eating the gummy bears.

Superintendent Jesse Wallace confirmed that something like that did happen.

A statement read, in part, “we are under the impression that our students are stable and wish them a safe recovery.”

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Wallace also said the district is investigating if there was an illegal substance involved.

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