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  • Chicken Nuggets Teacher in North Carolina Breaks Down in Tears and Resigns

    (RAEFORD) – The pre-K teacher involved in the “chicken nuggets” incident in Hoke County changed her version of what happened after undergoing three separate interrogations. Margaret Maynor was brought to tears in the third session. She submitted her resignation soon after. In a highly unusual move, the Hoke County School System released documents from the teacher’s personnel file purportedly showing why the pre-K instructor resigned. Previous articles reported some students with homemade lunches were given trays of school food because their bag lunches didn’t meet federal nutrition standards. One girl didn’t touch her homemade lunch and just ate three school...
  • DHHS Official Grilled Over Preschooler’s Rejected Lunch - Lawmakers want to know why 4-year-old

    03/14/2012 9:31:20 AM PDT · by Nachum · 52 replies
    Caorlina Journal ^ | 3/14/12 | Sara Burrows
    RALEIGH — State lawmakers questioned a N.C. Department of Health and Human Services official at a hearing Tuesday to determine why a Hoke County preschooler’s homemade turkey sandwich was replaced with chicken nuggets. Members of the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services wanted to know if a teacher at West Hoke Elementary School was following state law when she offered a 4-year-old girl a cafeteria tray containing chicken nuggets, a sweet potato, bread, and milk as an alternative to her homemade turkey and cheese sandwich, potato chips, banana, and apple juice. Deborah Cassidy, director of the DHHS...
  • Man Eating Chicken Nuggets Shot On North Side (Pittsburgh)

    05/27/2010 4:31:59 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 29 replies · 547+ views
    PITTSBURGH -- A man was shot while eating chicken nuggets on Pittsburgh's North Side. Police said the man, who has not been identified, was walking Wednesday afternoon on Linwood Avenue when he was hit. Witness Allen King told Channel 4 Action News what he saw once police cordoned off the area. "When police got here, the ambulance came, they looked at the young man. Evidently, he took a shot in the hip. He was alive. They carried him away," said King.
  • Wood-chipper slaughter stirs debate

    07/06/2003 10:01:31 PM PDT · by weegee · 44 replies · 721+ views
    Associated Press via Houston Chronicle ^ | July 6, 2003, 10:52PM | NADA EL SAWY
    Wood-chipper slaughter stirs debate Animal activists push for changes By NADA EL SAWY Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- The owners of a Southern California egg farm insist they did nothing wrong when they slaughtered 30,000 chickens, quarantined because of a virus, by throwing them into wood chippers. State authorities agreed and decided not to file animal cruelty charges. That decision has incensed animal-rights advocates -- and some producers -- who say it's an example of the need for stricter laws and enforcement to stop what they consider inhumane slaughter of livestock. "It's not what we do," said Paul Bahan, owner...