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Boner Fight for February 22nd, 2019

Boner Candidate #1: YOU WANNA EAT? THEN LEARN TO READ.

One Arkansas lawmaker wants to get more students reading by putting money on the line—specifically, their lunch money. Rep. Alan Clark (R-Lonsdale) proposed a bill that would cut lunch funding in schools that struggle with reading, and he is working to get others to support the idea. Clark’s proposed bill, if passed, would reduce a district’s “national school lunch funding” if they’re struggling in the reading department over a period of time. “I don’t understand, and hopefully that bill won’t get passed in Arkansas,” Laquita Chalmers, a parent in West Memphis, said.
Chalmers has four children, and one has recently had some trouble reading. Even though she knows what Clark is aiming to help fix, she doesn’t understand how cutting lunch funds could help literacy struggles in the state. “I do not see no connection in that,” she said.

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Boner Candidate #2: YOU ARE A HORRIBLE WOMAN

A family in Houston is pressing charges against a woman who ordered them out of a local spot during their daughter’s first birthday photo shoot. They say the woman harassed them and even put her hands on one of them. Anya Allen will turn one next month and her parents wanted to capture the milestone. “It was something that was supposed to be very special for us, and I hate the fact that when I look at these pictures, this is what I have to remember,” the toddler’s mother, Kelyn Allen said. The photoshoot came to an end Saturday afternoon when a woman drove up and approached them barefoot. “She said you’re on private property, you need to get your stuff out now, very aggressive, in our face, it was escalating to the point where my wife suggested I start recording,” Isaiah Allen, the father said.

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