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    Michigan National Guard soldiers served bad food while guarding U.S. Capitol

    Washington — Soldiers with the Michigan National Guard are complaining about bad food they’ve been served while providing security at the U.S. Capitol, ranging from undercooked meat to contaminated food. The complaints reached members of the Michigan congressional delegation and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, whose office said she called Acting Secretary of the Army John E. Whitley about the problem on Feb. 17 — nearly two weeks ago — as soon as the first reports of the food were received. The governor was assured the problem would be corrected, and guard officials last week told lawmakers the issue had been resolved.  

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    Lawmakers raise concerns over reports of National Guard troops being served ‘raw, moldy food’ at Capitol

    “Recently, there have been several reports regarding the poor quality of food that is being provided to these service members,” the lawmakers wrote. “Michigan National Guard members stationed in our nation’s capital have repeatedly and personally brought these concerns directly to our offices and to the leadership of the National Guard. These reports include meals being provided that are badly undercooked, raw, moldy, and even filled with metal shavings.” The 14 Michigan House members who signed the letter blamed the poor food service on contractors hired to support the federal response to secure the Capitol and said some guardsmen  

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    Lucky food recipes that should always be served on New Year’s Day

    On New Year’s Day, these lucky food recipes deserve a spot on the table. Start New Year’s Day on a good note with these lucky food recipes. While some people believe in superstitions and others don’t, a tasty recipe always deserves a place on the table. From experienced cooks to even just ordering from your favorite restaurant, a delicious meal to start the year is always appreciated. Here are some lucky food recipes that will start the New Year right. Pork Roast Pork is considered a lucky food, especially on New Year’s Day. A simple pork roast can be mastered  

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    Fresh and healthy food served up at Boro Salad Kitchen food truck

    A couple of years after Darlene Pleman-Voakes retired from California and moved to Murfreesboro, she admits she “got a little antsy.” The grandmother got involved at a local food bank, volunteered at The Journey Home outreach ministry and even found a part-time job. But she was still restless. “My husband said, ‘Let’s look into a food truck.’ So he started going online daily,” Pleman-Voakes said. On July 23 the couple opened Boro Salad Kitchen, which servings a variety of made-to-order fresh salads. Pleman-Voakes wanted to keep the menu “light and simple,” so she chose salads, using her beloved Chinese chicken  

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