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Thousands to eat Pride of Dakota school lunches

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- More than 55,000 students in 213 North Dakota schools will be lunching on food products from their own state.

Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says Tuesday is designated as Pride of Dakota School Lunch Day.

Pride of Dakota is a program administered by the state Agriculture Department that helps promote businesses with products produced or manufactured in the state. More than 400 companies are members. The program is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.