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Late Start Thursday cuts one bus route
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The school system’s second Late Start Thursday is set for this week with one significant change.School buses will only run one morning route – not two – and that will be on the two-hour late schedule, according to Director of Schools Bobby Cox.For the first Late Start Thursday, buses ran their regular route and then also ran a two-hour late route. Cox said there weren’t enough riders on the early route to warrant doing it again.“From the survey we did, we thought we might have around 1,100 students who would ride the bus early,” said Cox. “But it ended up being only around 300 who rode.