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Fairfax County trying to create a better school lunch

A combination of overweight kids, too much junk food and precooked and processed food in schools has prompted the Fairfax County School Board to hire a nutrition company.

Sunday - 02/10/2013, 12:58pm EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Fairfax County, Prismatic Services

Big changes coming to school lunches

As kids head back to school, their biggest changes may be in the cafeteria.

Monday - 08/27/2012, 06:57am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Health, obesity

Area schools remove pink slime from student lunches

Several local school districts have responded to parental concerns by removing all beef products containing lean finely textured beef from the lunch programs.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 07:25am EDT

Tags: pink slime, Montgomery County, Fairfax County, D.C., public school

School lunches to have more veggies, whole grains

The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings _ including the always popular pizza _ will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 04:04pm EST

Tags: Michelle Obama, Tom Vilsack

Va. police officer arrested after taking teen to Motel 6

A local police officer has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor after bringing a 17-year-old boy to a Stafford County motel.

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 03:43pm EST

Tags: Brent Taylor, Fredericksburg Police Department, Stafford County Sheriff