NC school: Teacher’s mistake at school lunch led to upset calls of government …

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NC school: Teacher’s mistake at school lunch led to upset calls of government …
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RALEIGH, N.C. — It was a tale of government meddling that outraged radio talk show hosts and a pair of Congress members: A 4-year-old was forced to dump her packed lunch and eat a state-dictated cafeteria lunch of chicken nuggets. Now school officials are blaming a teacher’s error in making sure the child had a nutritious meal.

The incident happened two weeks ago at an elementary school in Raeford, near Fort Bragg. The girl’s parents anonymously tipped off a Raleigh TV station and a conservative blogger after the girl brought home her packed lunch uneaten.

Conservatives who see it as yet another example of government overreach leaped on the story, and it reached a pair of North Carolina’s U.S. representatives, Republican Renee Ellmers and Democrat Larry Kissel. They wrote a letter asking U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to investigate.

“The content of a school lunch provided to a child by their parents should be governed only by the child’s parents, not another government bureaucrat,” they wrote in the letter.

“This is also kind of adding on to a lot of things that we’re seeing coming out of the Obama Administration” that conservatives oppose, like requiring insurance coverage of contraceptives, Ellmers’ press secretary Tom Doheny said. “We’re joining this bipartisan call to get any and all information. It’s one of those th…………… continues on Washington Post

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A school bus and a dump truck collided Thursday morning in Chesterfield, N.J., killing the young daughter of a state trooper and injuring multiple elementary school students, reports say.

The crash happened at 8:30 a.m. on Route 528 as the kids were heading to Chesterfield Township Elementary School, according to authorities.

Between 16 and 20 injuries were reported, according to New Jersey’s Burlington County Times. At least three medical helicopters were sent to the scene of the accident, reported continues on msnbc.com

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