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Agriculture Secretary Wants Child Nutrition Programs Reauthorized

CHICAGO - MARCH 20:  Nettelhorst Elementary School student, Alexia Kollar, selects food from a salad bar during lunch March 20, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) stopped by the school to visit the new pilot lunch program called, "Cool Foods," part of the Healthy Schools Campaign. Nettelhorst is one of three Chicago public schools participating in the new lunch program offering salad bars as a new federal law, effective June 30, 2006, states that all schools must establish wellness policies.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
CHICAGO - MARCH 20: Nettelhorst Elementary School student, Alexia Kollar, selects food from a salad bar during lunch March 20, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) stopped by the school to visit the new pilot lunch program called, "Cool Foods," part of the Healthy Schools Campaign. Nettelhorst is one of three Chicago public schools participating in the new lunch program offering salad bars as a new federal law, effective June 30, 2006, states that all schools must establish wellness policies. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON—When Congress returns next week from its recess, it will have to decide whether to reauthorize the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, passed in December 2010...




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