NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A publicist for country star George Jones is knocking down a rumor that he is suffering from pneumonia.
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Kirt Webster said Friday night that Jones remains hospitalized in Nashville with an upper respiratory infection. He is receiving antibiotics and doctors expect him to stay until Tuesday. The 80-year-old singer was admitted Thursday.
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Jones released a statement saying "thanks to all my fans and friends for their prayers and support during this time."
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