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Fresh toppings are available to dress made-to-order sandwiches at the high school cafeteria. To comply with new USDA lunch guidelines, students are limited in the number of servings of grains and meats/meat alternatives they take. Jillian Dexheimer photos

New school lunch guidelines leave some kids running on empty

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Students and teachers around the country are asking, "Where's my cookie?" and complaining via YouTube about being hungry - click below to watch it.


While students in the River Falls School District haven't taken to the halls in protest, some view the changes negatively.

High school senior, Brad Freeborn, takes issue with the new maximum calories and portion sizes allowed for school lunches.

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Jillian Dexheimer
Jillian Dexheimer has been a copy editor and reporter for the River Falls Journal since 2011. She previously worked for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Dexheimer holds a sociology degree from UW-River Falls.
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