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Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 4:25 p.m.

Aim is to ax junk-food ads in schools

The Obama administration is moving to phase out junk food advertising on football scoreboards and elsewhere on school grounds — part of a broad effort to combat childhood obesity and create what first lady Michelle Obama calls “a new norm” for today’s schoolchildren and future generations.

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  • Headline: Aim is to ax junk-food ads in schools
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 3 on 02/26/2014
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