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Saturday, April 2nd, 2011
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Coldwater third-grader Luke Buschur demonstrates the scales that will be used next week when measuring the students' body mass index. The district gives the results to parents. Nearly one-third of area third-graders are considered overweight or obese.

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