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House Republicans say pizza is a vegetable

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are fighting an effort by the Obama administration to make federally-subsidized school lunches more healthy. A January proposal by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) aimed to limit — but not eliminate — fries and pizza on the lunch menu. “[S]tarchy vegetables (e.g.,…

Cheaper broadband coming to low-income families

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Cable companies will offer high-speed Internet service to low-income families in the United States at around a fifth of the national average price, the top communications regulator said on Wednesday. Families who qualify for free school lunches will be able to sign up for $9.95 a month high-speed Internet…