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  • Turkey Farm Touts Unfrozen Birds That Lived Free Range, Died 'A Very Humane Death'

    Turkey Farm Touts Unfrozen Birds That Lived Free Range, Died 'A Very Humane Death'
    PLAINFIELD — Let's talk turkey. Turkey flesh freezes at 26 degrees. But turkeys at the grocery store only need to be labeled as frozen if they were kept at a temperature of 0 degrees or lower. The rest are considered "hard chilled." "Hard...
  • Why Putin's anti-NATO behavior makes sense to him, and many in Russia

    Why Putin's anti-NATO behavior makes sense to him, and many in Russia
    Russian President Vladimir Putin had an opportunity to lobby for easing international sanctions against his country last month when European and Asian leaders gathered for a summit in Milan, but for his most crucial meeting — a sit-down with...
  • Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry hosts shadow puppeteer Jim Napolitano

    On Nov. 15, Jim Napolitano performed for two sold-out audiences at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry. Napolitano performed "Shadows Around the World," one of four programs, built entirely around shadow puppets, that he brings to audiences all...
  • 'Christmas in Eustis' on tap

    "Christmas in Eustis," the Eustis Historical Museum and Preservation Society's main fundraiser, kicks off Nov. 24 and runs through Dec. 7. The annual holiday extravaganza has moved this year to First United Methodist Church, 600 S. Grove St., Eustis....
  • No reason to lift ban on silencers

    No reason to lift ban on silencers
    The National Rifle Association wants it. Silencer manufacturers want it. So if the NRA and money interests want it, you can expect that the state of Florida will very soon lift its 57-year-old ban on silencers for hunters. Even though it's bad...
  • Legislators and lobbyists bond over mai tais on Maui

    Legislators and lobbyists bond over mai tais on Maui
    I got into the news business covering the Washington State Legislature as a student intern for the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin. In those days, lobbyists would host frequent fundraising events for key lawmakers during the legislative session and there was...
  • WGN radio knocked off air when pipes burst at Tribune Tower

    WGN radio knocked off air when pipes burst at Tribune Tower
    Burst pipes at Tribune Tower knocked WGN-AM 720 off the air for 20 minutes during the 6 a.m. hour of the Steve Cochran show. The water streamed down from the ninth floor, where the pipes burst, and reached the radio studios on the seventh floor,...
  • Mexican man admits guilt in teen-girl sex case in N. Florida

    Mexican man admits guilt in teen-girl sex case in N. Florida
    A Mexican citizen faces as much as life in prison after admitting he flew a 14-year-old girl from Las Vegas to North Florida for sex in May, federal officials say. Officers intercepted the teen in Charlotte, N.C. and placed her into protective custody...
  • Masked men set off clashes with police in Hong Kong

    Masked men set off clashes with police in Hong Kong
    Using a metal barricade as a battering ram, masked men smashed through a window at Hong Kong’s Legislative Council headquarters early Wednesday, setting off clashes with police and raising fears that the government would step in with decisive action...
  • After public uproar, owner postpones EastWood Golf Club project

    After public uproar, owner postpones EastWood Golf Club project
    Faced with a fierce resident backlash, the owners of EastWood Golf Club have put a bid to redevelop the course into a mixed-use complex on hold. An attorney representing the owners wrote the county on Monday asking that a rezoning request needed for the...
  • Canton Winter Coat Drive Extended To Friday

    Canton Winter Coat Drive Extended To Friday
    CANTON — A winter coat drive run by town hall employees has been extended to Friday as organizers hope to collect 100 coats. New and second-hand winter coats are being accepted for distribution to needy residents. The deadline for donations had...