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Ruth Livingston Elementary Wins Coats for Kids School Challenge for 8th Straight Year

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NBC RIGHT NOW -- For the 8th year in a row, Ruth Livingston Elementary won the Coats for Kids School Challenge.

Officials from Kadlec made the announcement live during our 5 o'clock newscast this Monday. It was a close race, with Desert Hills coming in 3rd with 335 coats, Maya Angelou Elementary coming in 2nd place with 436 coats, and Ruth Livingston coming in 1st with 527 coats. 

Overall, we had great participation. 9 schools donated more than 100 coats! Those schools included: Ruth Livingston, Maya Angelou, Desert Hills, River View High, Hanford High, White Bluffs, Orchard Elementary, Carmichael Middle School and Columbia Burbank High. With all of their donations -- along with all the other schools, our overall total, so far, is 2,448 coats! 

Thank you to everyone who participated! 

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