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COUNTRY SINGER GIVES BIRTH TO 8-POUND, 15-OUNCE BOY

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Country singer Wynonna gave birth Friday to her first child, a strapping 8-pound, 15-ounce baby boy.

Her manager said mother and son were "doing exceptionally well."Wyononna, 30, and the father, Arch B. Kelley III, 42, a Nashville, Tenn., businessman, named the baby Elijah after her great-great-great-grandfather and his great-great grandmother.

The singer's mother, Naomi Judd, and young sister, Ashley, were with Kelley in the delivery room for the 3:01 p.m. CST birth.

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