PORT ARTHUR — Members of Cub Scouts Pack 226 and Pack 120, both of Nederland, visited The Port Arthur News on Wednesday to learn where news comes from and how their local newspaper is made. Pictured in back, left to right, are Cyrus Durham, Micah Frederick, Ryan Ross, Jonathan Buhler, and Armando Morales. Front row, left to right, are Richard Newcost, B.J. Placette and Barrett Placette.
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New for lunch: Healthy meals at school
When the lunch bell rings at local schools, halls are filled with students rushing to be the first in line for whatever is on the menu. But now, instead of sweet snacks and pre-packaged meals, students are offered low-calorie, high-nutrition dishes.
New rules placed caps on calorie counts, require schools to offer fresh fruits and vegetables, and reduce sodium and trans-fat levels. The question now is: are the students eating?
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