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  1. Mediavore
    Fingerprint Scans Raise Concerns at LAUSD Cafeteria; The End of The FreeFoshay Learning Center develops a cashless dining option, while Continental Airlines is putting the final nail into the coffin for free airplane food.
  2. Mediavore
    Montco. Meat Factory Goes Union; Hunters Donate Deer to a Local Food BankPlus Continental Airlines to phase out complimentary meals, and Newt Gingrich is leading the war against food stamps, all in our morning news roundup.
  3. mergers
    United and Continental Come Together to Form Airline SuperpowerTwo companies agree to $3 billion merger.
  4. Mediavore
    Sony Pictures CEO Wants Healthy Movie Food; LaBrea Bakery Prepares GrilledNancy Silverton expands her grilled cheese day to a whole month and a studio honcho pleas for granola alongside his popcorn.
  5. Mediavore
    Cookout Turns Deadly; Continental Charges for FoodPlus: tomato crisis carries on, and big trouble for Qdoba, all in our morning news roundup.
  6. Mediavore
    Soda Tax Probably Dead; A Wine Bar for Brooklyn Bridge ParkPlus: Continental charges for food, and no relief from the tomato shortage, all in our morning news roundup.
  7. horrible things
    Continental Passengers Didn’t Know Pilot Was DeadWhich is weird, because WE all knew.
  8. in other news
    Manhattan Theatre Club Director Fires Latest Salvo in War Between Airlines and PassengersThe moral of this story? Never shush a flight attendant.
  9. the morning line
    Work Hard. Fly Right. Land Wrong. • A Continental pilot misses the runway at Newark, and the Post, still giddy from yesterday’s circulation figures, lands a scoop. The jet skidded to a stop on a short, narrow taxiway instead of a proper landing strip. Everyone’s puzzled as to why and how. [NYP] • Bloomberg spent Monday in Connecticut, spreading his independent, bipartisan, post-ideological magic — in other words, shilling for Joe Lieberman while trying to convince the voters he’s not laying groundwork for a presidential bid at all. [WNBC] • Over 2,000 HIV-positive needy people will avoid a steep rent raise in their subsidized housing — but only at the last possible minute and after a heated battle in court. Housing Works, which you know as a kind of high-end Goodwill, sued the city on the tenants’ behalf. [amNY] • OMG! There’s a barge in the East River! And there’s a swimming pool right on the barge! How darling! And just in time for, well, the time of year when you won’t get us into an outdoor pool with a shotgun. [NYT] • Finally, a public service announcement: The Empire State Building will keep its observation decks open unusually late — until 2 a.m. — all through the holidays. So feel free to reenact your favorite moments from An Affair to Remember — or King Kong, if that’s your fancy — in bitter December cold at 1 a.m. [NewYorkology]