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Strapped Prison to Inmates: There's No Free Lunch

Officials say they have prisoners' best interests at heart

(Newser) - Indiana criminals can no longer count on getting three square meals a day in prison; one cash-strapped lockup has cut lunches on weekends. Prisoners at Plainfield Correctional Facility now get two meals a day on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays: a “brunch” at 6am, and dinner at 4pm. The program... More »

Colleges Ditch Trays; Students Learn to Juggle

Diners willing to sacrifice for planet's sake

(Newser) - College students may feel they’ve added juggling to their courseloads as the trayless cafeteria trend picks up steam, the Los Angeles Times reports. The increasingly popular measure, meant to save water and electricity, often meets with a sort of grudging acquiescence. “It's definitely difficult and a little bit... More »

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