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spark a lot of criticism Wednesday, after a video of members of its news crew spouting youth-skewing slang went viral on social media.
But the Toledo, Ohio, CBS
affiliate offered an explanation for the video on Thursday, saying that the clip was “admittedly ‘cringe-worthy,'” but made for a good cause: to “encourage students to show up and be ready for” state testing that’s taking place for Toledo Public Schools students this week.
The video sent “Toledo” into the trending topics on Twitter
on Wednesday night, thanks to a number of eyebrow-raising lines dropped by the news-crew members.
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Such as, “Good morning, Tps students, it is testing week, and it’s time to slay all day.”
And, “Stay woke, be on fleek, and get that Gucci
And, “Weather’s gonna be turnt,