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Nanny state is becoming a reality


Government drones are taking to the skies over your home and mine to make sure you don't drink more pop than the government allows and to ward off those extra pounds picked up at your favorite fast food joint.

It's becoming a government obsession to make certain that you and your family do not drink a super sized soda, or snack on extra large French fries or indulge yourself in a burger that's more than one's daily intake of fat, carbohydrates or sugar.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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