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8-year-old collapses on playground, dies

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KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) -- An autopsy is scheduled Thursday for an 8-year-old boy who collapsed on a Kenosha school playground.

Authorities say Robert Neri was playing at Grewenow Elementary when he collapsed about 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The Journal Sentinel says (http://bit.ly/mxsJ31) family members told police the child had a history of asthma problems.

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Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, http://www.jsonline.com

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