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peanutThings are heating up in Florida around one school's plan to make sure one girl does not come into contact with peanuts or peanut dust to prevent a severe reaction to her peanut allergy.

To protect the student,  the family, district officials and doctors have come up with a school plan, which required the 32 kids in the class to wash their hands and rinse their mouths before school and after lunch.

Peanut products are also not allowed in the classroom, and the students are required to leave their lunchboxes in the hall. The students' desks are wiped down with disinfectants and the school has installed peanut-free zones in the campus and in the cafeteria.

Parents are protesting the protocol, and they want the school to ease up on the restrictions.

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Pouches' Community Corner

This month Pouches poked her head into an exciting new program for teens interested in law enforcement.

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The long running Spotsylvania Sheriff’s cadet program has reorganized as a Boy Scout Explorer troop, said Sgt. Blackington, who took over the program in February 2017.

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