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A Maple woman whose teenage children missed more than 45 days of school during the last school year will spend a year on probation.

Tammi-Jo Asamoah-Asano, 38, pleaded no contest last week in Douglas County Circuit Court to two counts of contributing to truancy. In addition to the probation, she must attend weekly meetings with school staff at their discretion and undergo a mental health evaluation.

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