oldmagnolia 
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Re: “Taking on the school cafeteria

My teenaged daughter and I agree that a better option for high schools would be a modern token-operated automat, a wall of hot and cold dishes back-loaded from a kitchen. They were popular in colleges years ago. Here's a photo: http://theautomat.com/automat_2010.jpg

Never underestimate kids. Give them fresh food options and they will eat.

BTW, the cafeteria ladies at ECHHS are the best.

Posted by oldmagnolia on 09/23/2011 at 12:15 PM

Re: “Thyroid cancer on the rise

I'm surprised the article didn't mention the fluoride-thyroid connection. Fluoride is just one of a great many environmental hormone disruptors.

Posted by oldmagnolia on 05/26/2011 at 1:22 PM

Re: “Greenbridge: 10 stories, $29 million in debt

Seems Greenbridge developers and their marketing campaign were at odds. Perhaps counterintuitive to advertising folk is that people who appreciate going green may not find luxury and excess appealing.

Posted by oldmagnolia on 05/12/2011 at 12:09 PM

Re: “Breaking bad bread: Why Paul Seelig's 11-year sentence fits his crime

A sociopath cannot be reformed. He gets satisfaction from the suffering of others. We can assume he'll learn new tricks in prison and be out early.

Posted by oldmagnolia on 05/12/2011 at 11:23 AM

Re: “Chapel Hill consultant says free parking isn't free, or a good idea

No such thing as free valet parking when the hand that takes your keys extends to receive a tip as well.

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Posted by oldmagnolia on 08/13/2010 at 12:14 AM

Re: “Haven faces state scrutiny—again

How many helpers does Ms. Spear have?
Instead of trying to sabotage her efforts, why not mobilize the community service spirit of local teenagers? Many have service hour requirements for h.s. graduation and this might be a fulfilling means to that end.

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Posted by oldmagnolia on 08/05/2010 at 11:11 AM

Re: “A rural row over Maple View Farm

Bah humbug! Cancel the parties, the music, and the happy singing of small children.

Posted by oldmagnolia on 07/08/2010 at 2:37 PM

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