Science proves men lose their heads over high heels

...researcher. "Simply put, they make women more beautiful." Raised shoes have an unglamorous beginning: worn first by Egyptian butchers who donned platforms to avoid treading in bloody offal.But as "signifiers of femininity," raised shoes initially appeared...

Town bans live poultry in residential area

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- Backyard butchers and some noisy chickens have led officials in this central Iowa town to ban live poultry in residential areas. "Some people were...

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China thoughts

While this newspaper opposed President Clinton's journey to China to shake hands with the Communist butchers of Tiananmen Square, we hasten to say that some good came from the trip. In appearances with dictator Jiang Zemin, Clinton articulated...

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5 free things to do on your next trip to Atlanta

...Curb Market is now an urban farmers market that provides a lively atmosphere for browsing and grabbing lunch. Stalls run by butchers feature pigs' ears and feet, oxtails and many other animal parts and cuts of meat stacked neatly in trays behind glass...

Airport screener fails to spot passenger's butcher knife

...International Airport failed to spot a butcher knife in a passenger's pocketbook and...said to me, 'Oh my God, I have this butcher knife in my pocketbook,'" Bell Gowens...Gowens said. "Come on, now. We had a butcher knife. How do you miss that? How many...

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Kyra Michelle Butcher

Eric and Taryn Butcher, of Martinez, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Kyra Michelle, born January 30, 2006, at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Photos give glimpse into Stevens Creek Dam's history

...workers who garnered national attention by completing the project in just two years."They had their own houses out here, a butcher shop, doctor's office, sawmills, cement factories ? everything they needed was brought in," he said.Throughout his...

Megan Lee Baldowski - Eric Wade Hutto

...late Mr. and Mrs. Ligon Hutto of Neeses, S.C. He attended Newberry College. Eric is co-owner of The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop. Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose her cousin, Shelby Sheldon of Columbia, S.C., to serve as her...

Small portions

...Wal-Mart has announced plans to eliminate butchers at 180 of its stores and begin selling...looks better than meat wrapped by store butchers and that consumers prefer it. Eventually...could drastically reduce the number of butchers at U.S. grocery stores. 'Nuts...

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Kent: Zell Miller didn't demonstrate independence

...Clinton-Gore administration's Permanent Normal Trade Relations bill with China's Communist dictators. Yes, these are the same butchers who have massacred dissidents, thrown Christians in jail and even financed the 1996 Clinton-Gore campaign (money since...

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