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First lady, school meal directors may be headed for truce

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan Senate agreement would revise healthier meal standards put into place over the last few years to give schools more flexibility in what they serve the nation’s schoolchildren, easing requirements on whole grains and delaying an upcoming deadline to cut sodium levels on the lunch line. While legislation released by the Senate Agriculture Committee on Monday would placate some schools that have complained the rules are burdensome, it is greatly scaled back from an unsuccessful 2014 House Republican effort to allow some schools to opt out of the rules entirely. The panel is scheduled to...

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Ribeiro Named as Host of AFHV

The legend has left the stage, Dave Letterman said his last goodbye on air. Dust Diamond heads to court after he is accused of stabbing a man in a bar last year. Also, Michelle Obama shows us her exercise routine. This and more on our entertainment segment. Recommended: No...

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Subway joins Michelle Obama’s healthy eating effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is getting a new ally in her campaign to get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. The first lady was expected to announce Thursday that the Subway sandwich chain will spend $41 million over three years to encourage finicky young eaters to eat more food that comes out of the ground or grows on trees. The announcement was being made at a Subway shop near the White House. Subway will only offer a kids’ menu that mirrors federal standards for school lunches. That includes offering apples on the side and low-fat or nonfat plain...

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush Hospitalized

Former first lady, Barbara Bush was hospitalized for respiratory related issues. Mrs. Bush was admitted to Methodist Hospital in Houston’s Medical Center on Monday. According to a statement from the office of George H. W. Bush, she is in great spirits, and has already received visits from her husband and family. President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama sent wishes for a speedy recovery. Bush is the wife of former President George H. W. Bush and the mother of former President George W. Bush. She is 88 years old. Recommended: No...

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Would you volunteer to be a colonizer of Mars? And what do you think about the photographs of Michelle Obama looking peeved as President Obama cozies up to Denmark Prime Minister? Get all the details here! Recommended: No...

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