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Chewing the Fat: Wednesday Ground 'Round

Fourth-graders leading a political movement, paying for tap water...

  • Wisconsin fourth-graders are organizing to boycott their school's lunches. Even weirder? Administrators take it seriously. The kids want healthier options on the menu and worked with their teacher to set up demonstration consisting of a pot-luck fresh-food lunch, full of fruits and salads brought in from home.

  • It sounds like restaurants are taking cues from airlines. The New York Post reports many eateries are adding hidden fees to diners' tabs for things like water, bread and butter.

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