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The Marietta Times
Summertime nutritionBut no matter how many meals are served, some students always seem to fall thro
Summertime nutrition
The Marietta Times / Posted 9 hours ago
But no matter how many meals are served, some students always seem to fall through the cracks, whether it be because they do not know about the Summer Food Service Program, or cannot access it easily. Legislation to continue that program and attempt... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Senate bill would allow Pennsylvanians to buy fireworksHARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee held a he
Senate bill would allow Pennsylvanians to buy fireworks
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 18 hours ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee held a hearing Wednesday to discuss Senate Bill 1055. The bill would allow Pennsylvanians to purchase fireworks. Under the current law, consumer fireworks can only be sold to... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Kasich deploys Ohio officials, ex-congressmen on his behalf in IowaCOLUMBUS — Republican presidential candidate John Kasich’s line-up of speakers
Kasich deploys Ohio officials, ex-congressmen on his behalf in Iowa
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 23 hours ago
COLUMBUS — Republican presidential candidate John Kasich’s line-up of speakers at the Iowa caucuses includes a number of Ohio state officeholders and lawmakers, two conservative former congressmen and leaders in agriculture and manufacturing. The... Read more
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Charleston Express
Charleston Chamber of Commerce NewsArkansas State Senator Gary Stubblefield spoke to Charleston Chamber members du
Charleston Chamber of Commerce News
Charleston Express / Posted yesterday
Arkansas State Senator Gary Stubblefield spoke to Charleston Chamber members during their noon February meeting. He reminisced about being born in Charleston and what a very special town it was to him. Sen. Stubblefield told stories about how special... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jackson rally Wednesday to push for tougher animal cruelty lawsSome people across Mississippi are rallying in Jackson Wednesday to strengthen
Jackson rally Wednesday to push for tougher animal cruelty laws
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
Some people across Mississippi are rallying in Jackson Wednesday to strengthen animal cruelty laws in the state. The Mississippi Animal Advocacy Group will host an annual event on the Capitol steps from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The organization wants... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
General Assembly holds Missing Persons DayOn Feb. 4, Colorado remembered Kelsie Schelling. The 21-year old Yuma woman di
General Assembly holds Missing Persons Day
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 3 days ago
On Feb. 4, Colorado remembered Kelsie Schelling. The 21-year old Yuma woman disappeared on that date, three years ago, after arranging to meet her boyfriend, Donthe Lucas, in Pueblo. Schelling had discovered she was two months' pregnant with Lucas'... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Schelling remembered on 'Missing Persons Day'On Feb. 4, Colorado remembered Kelsie Schelling. The 21-year-old Denver woman
Schelling remembered on 'Missing Persons Day'
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
On Feb. 4, Colorado remembered Kelsie Schelling. The 21-year-old Denver woman disappeared on that date, three years ago, after arranging to meet her boyfriend, former Northeastern Junior College student Donthe Lucas, in Pueblo. Schelling had... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nearsWASHINGTON (AP) - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the st
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients. At issue is how food companies will deal with Vermont's law. They could make separate food... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Panel OKs bill allowing hunters to dress in pink Hunters, don’t be surprised to see a lot more pink during next year’s hunting
Panel OKs bill allowing hunters to dress in pink
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Hunters, don’t be surprised to see a lot more pink during next year’s hunting season, thanks to a bill that cleared a Senate committee Thursday. The measure, sponsored by Sen. Kerry Donovan, D-Vail,... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nearsWASHINGTON (AP) - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the st
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients. At issue is how food companies will deal with Vermont's law. They could make separate food... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nearsWASHINGTON (AP) - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the st
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients. At issue is how food companies will deal with Vermont's law. They could make separate food... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nearsWASHINGTON (AP) - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the st
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients. At issue is how food companies will deal with Vermont's law. They could make separate food... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nearsWASHINGTON (AP) - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the st
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients. At issue is how food companies will deal with Vermont's law. They could make separate food... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Kasich deploys Ohio officials, ex-congressmen on his behalf in Iowa — The Medina County GazetteCOLUMBUS — Republican presidential candidate John Kasich’s line-up of speakers
Kasich deploys Ohio officials, ex-congressmen on his behalf in Iowa — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
COLUMBUS — Republican presidential candidate John Kasich’s line-up of speakers at the Iowa caucuses includes a number of Ohio state officeholders and lawmakers, two conservative former congressmen and leaders in agriculture and manufacturing. The... Read more
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Denver Post
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nearsWASHINGTON (AP) — The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the st
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears
Denver Post / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients. At issue is how food companies will deal with Vermont's law. They could make separate food... Read more
10 related stories
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nearsWASHINGTON (AP) — The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the st
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients. At issue is how food companies will deal with Vermont's law. They could make separate food... Read more
10 related stories
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Daily Herald
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nearsWASHINGTON -- The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients. At issue is how food companies will deal with Vermont's law. They could make separate food packages... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nearsWASHINGTON (AP) - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the st
Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients. At issue is how food companies will deal with Vermont's law. They could make separate food... Read more
10 related stories
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KPBS San Diego
Farm Subsidies Persist And Grow, Despite Talk Of ReformFarm subsidies don't lack for critics. Free-market conservatives and welfare st
Farm Subsidies Persist And Grow, Despite Talk Of Reform
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
Farm subsidies don't lack for critics. Free-market conservatives and welfare state-defending liberals alike have called for deep cuts in these payments to farmers. After all, farmers, as a group, are wealthier than the average American. Why should... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in IowaCOLUMBUS - Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's line-up of speakers
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in Iowa
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 9 days ago
COLUMBUS - Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's line-up of speakers at the Iowa caucuses includes a number of Ohio state officeholders and lawmakers, two conservative former congressmen and leaders in agriculture and manufacturing. The... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in Iowa COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's (KAY'-s
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in Iowa
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 10 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's (KAY'-sik's) line-up of speakers at the Iowa caucuses includes a number of Ohio state officeholders and lawmakers, two... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in IowaCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's (KAY'-sik
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in Iowa
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 10 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's (KAY'-sik's) line-up of speakers at the Iowa caucuses includes a number of Ohio state officeholders and lawmakers, two conservative former congressmen and leaders in agriculture... Read more
7 related stories
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KWWL Iowa
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to for Kasich in IowaRepublican presidential candidate John Kasich's line-up of speakers at the Iowa
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to for Kasich in Iowa
KWWL Iowa / Posted 10 days ago
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's line-up of speakers at the Iowa caucuses includes a number of Ohio state officeholders and lawmakers, two conservative former congressmen and leaders in agriculture and manufacturing. The Ohio... Read more
7 related stories
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in IowaCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's (KAY'-sik
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in Iowa
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 10 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's (KAY'-sik's) line-up of speakers at the Iowa caucuses includes a number of Ohio state officeholders and lawmakers, two conservative former congressmen and leaders in agriculture... Read more
7 related stories
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WTRF Wheeling
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in IowaCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's (KAY'-sik
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in Iowa
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 10 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's (KAY'-sik's) line-up of speakers at the Iowa caucuses includes a number of Ohio state officeholders and lawmakers, two conservative former congressmen and leaders in agriculture... Read more
7 related stories
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in IowaCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's (KAY'-sik
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in Iowa
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 10 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's (KAY'-sik's) line-up of speakers at the Iowa caucuses includes a number of Ohio state officeholders and lawmakers, two conservative former congressmen and leaders in agriculture... Read more
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Daily Herald
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in IowaCOLUMBUS, Ohio -- Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's (KAY'-sik's)
Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in Iowa
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's (KAY'-sik's) line-up of speakers at the Iowa caucuses includes a number of Ohio state officeholders and lawmakers, two conservative former congressmen and leaders in agriculture and... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
This week in the Legislature, Feb. 1, 2016 This week, two identical bills dealing with physician-assisted suicide will b
This week in the Legislature, Feb. 1, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
This week, two identical bills dealing with physician-assisted suicide will be heard in two committees in the House and Senate. First up will be SB25, which the Senate State, Veterans & Military Affairs... Read more
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Georgia Public Broadcasting
President Obama Wants More Funds To Feed Low-Income Kids In SummerIt's a challenge making sure that low-income children who get free- and reduced
President Obama Wants More Funds To Feed Low-Income Kids In Summer
Georgia Public Broadcasting / Posted 14 days ago
It's a challenge making sure that low-income children who get free- and reduced-priced meals during the school year continue to get fed during the summer. Government meal programs served 3.8 million children on an average summer day last year far... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
President Obama Wants More Funds To Feed Low-Income Kids In SummerThe Super Food Express bus travels from nine to 12 schools in Mobile County, Al
President Obama Wants More Funds To Feed Low-Income Kids In Summer
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
The Super Food Express bus travels from nine to 12 schools in Mobile County, Ala., to ensure children are fed healthy meals when school is out of session. The bus is part of the USDA's summer food program, which President Obama says needs additional... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Summer break shouldn’t mean going hungryOne-quarter of Ohio's children live in households that have experienced hunger
Summer break shouldn’t mean going hungry
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
One-quarter of Ohio's children live in households that have experienced hunger during the past year, and childhood nutrition programs are critical to providing school lunch and breakfast for these students. But too many of these children don't have... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
School nutrition standards to remain mostly intact in Sen. Pat Roberts billAfter a half-decade of mocking from conservative lawmakers and students, school
School nutrition standards to remain mostly intact in Sen. Pat Roberts bill
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
After a half-decade of mocking from conservative lawmakers and students, school meal nutrition standards approved in 2010 will remain largely intact under legislation co-written by U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts. Roberts, a Kansas Republican and chairman of... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Sen. Brown Backs Hunger Free Summer for Kids ActA bipartisan bill to help underprivileged kids continue to get nutritious meals
Sen. Brown Backs Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 18 days ago
A bipartisan bill to help underprivileged kids continue to get nutritious meals during the summer months has cleared the Senate Agriculture committee. U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown from Ohio introduced the Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act which helps... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
A good compromise on school lunchesOK, that may be a bit of hyperbole. What really happened was that Etowah County
A good compromise on school lunches
The Gadsden Times / Posted 18 days ago
OK, that may be a bit of hyperbole. What really happened was that Etowah County Schools officials petitioned for a waiver to the requirement that biscuits be whole-grain ones. The waiver was denied but the system was allowed to serve both whole-grain... Read more
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News 8000
More changes could be coming to school lunchesThere is a food fight happening in our nation's capital. In an effort to fight
More changes could be coming to school lunches
News 8000 / Posted 19 days ago
There is a food fight happening in our nation's capital. In an effort to fight childhood obesity, there has been push to get healthier foods on school lunch trays led by first lady Michelle Obama. But some previously banned foods may be making a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastierSenate Agriculture Committee members, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, left, and Se
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
Senate Agriculture Committee members, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, left, and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., talk on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, as the panel approved new measures to set fat, sugar and sodium limits in school... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastierWASHINGTON (AP) - School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation app
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier
Ventura County Star / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved by a Senate committee. The bipartisan measure approved by a voice vote Wednesday is designed to help schools that say the Obama administration's healthier meal... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Panel approves making school lunches healthierWASHINGTON (AP) — School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation app
Panel approves making school lunches healthier
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved by a Senate committee. The bipartisan measure approved by a voice vote Wednesday is designed to help schools that say the Obama administration’s healthier meal... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Boozman bill put in child-meal lawWASHINGTON -- Legislation reauthorizing the nation's child-nutrition programs n
Boozman bill put in child-meal law
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Legislation reauthorizing the nation's child-nutrition programs now includes language from U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., giving greater flexibility to the organizers of summer meals programs. The Senate Agriculture Committee on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Senate committee chairman asks CFTC to explain major accounting errorWASHINGTON/NEW YORK: Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts has aske
Senate committee chairman asks CFTC to explain major accounting error
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts has asked for a full explanation from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission for an accounting error that led auditor KPMG to withdraw nearly a decade of financial opinions... Read more
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Reuters
Senate committee chairman asks CFTC to explain major accounting errorThe logo of financial services company KPMG is seen on a building in Toronto Ju
Senate committee chairman asks CFTC to explain major accounting error
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
The logo of financial services company KPMG is seen on a building in Toronto June 11, 2015. WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts has asked for a full explanation from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission for... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier School lunch directors who have lobbied against the standards endorsed the de
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier
Southwest Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
School lunch directors who have lobbied against the standards endorsed the deal, saying it would help them plan meals that are more appealing to students. Posted Jan. 20, 2016 at 7:00... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier School lunch directors who have lobbied against the standards endorsed the de
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
School lunch directors who have lobbied against the standards endorsed the deal, saying it would help them plan meals that are more appealing to students. Posted Jan. 20, 2016 at 7:00... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Food Fight Fizzles As Senate Nears Compromise on School Nutrition RulesThe Senate Agriculture Committee has voted in support of a compromise plan that
Food Fight Fizzles As Senate Nears Compromise on School Nutrition Rules
KPBS San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
The Senate Agriculture Committee has voted in support of a compromise plan that will preserve key school nutrition standards enacted after the passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act in 2010. These stricter standards have led to more healthful... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastierWASHINGTON (AP) - School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation app
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier
WGEM Quincy / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved by a Senate committee. The bipartisan measure approved by a voice vote Wednesday is designed to help schools that say the Obama administration's healthier meal... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastierWASHINGTON (AP) — School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation app
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved by a Senate committee. The bipartisan measure approved by a voice vote Wednesday is designed to help schools that say the Obama administration's healthier meal... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastierWASHINGTON (AP) — School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation app
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier
Lake Placid News / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved by a Senate committee. The measure approved by a voice vote Wednesday is designed to help schools that say the Obama administration's healthier meal rules are too... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastierWASHINGTON (AP) - School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation app
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved by a Senate committee. The bipartisan measure approved by a voice vote Wednesday is designed to help schools that say the Obama administration's healthier meal... Read more
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Orange County Register
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastierWASHINGTON – School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier
Orange County Register / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON – School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved by a Senate committee. The bipartisan measure approved by a voice vote Wednesday is designed to help schools that say the Obama administration’s healthier meal rules are... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastierWASHINGTON (AP) — School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation app
Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier
The Marietta Times / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved by a Senate committee. The bipartisan measure approved by a voice vote Wednesday is designed to help schools that say the Obama administration's healthier meal... Read more
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