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Friday, October 05, 2012 9:44 PM

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Jodi Harrell, a cafeteria server at Ottawa High School, hands Kyle Froggatte, sophomore, his lunch Friday at OHS, 1120 S. Ash St. Ottawa. Recent federal changes to make public school lunches more healthful have spurred debate, causing some students and parents to voice concerns about portion sizes and limited amounts of food.

Students: We need more food

By DOUG CARDER, Herald Senior Writer

Amber Smith doesn’t want to blow the discord over new USDA guidelines for school lunches out of proportion.

The mother of an active seventh grader at Central Heights Middle School said she would just like to see bigger portions on her child’s plate.

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