First lady to discuss childhood obesity during NJ visit

First lady Michelle Obama will discuss school nutrition and childhood obesity during a visit to New Jersey's largest city.Michelle Obama will be joined by Newark

NEWARK - First lady Michelle Obama will discuss school nutrition and childhood obesity during a visit to New Jersey's largest city.

Michelle Obama will be joined by Newark Mayor Cory Booker and will hear from students at the city's Maple School on Thursday.

Her office says the event will highlight the importance of physical activity to improve the health of children.

AP wire services contributed to this report.

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