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...

Opinion columns
New York Butcher Shoppe returns to Surrey Center

A butcher shop set to open this fall in Surrey Center...upper level of Surrey Center, New York Butcher Shoppe will open again in the shopping center...e-mail or call to inquire if the New York Butcher Shoppe will reopen.The New York Butcher...

More want local beef, but fewer want tough job of cutting it

...is surging as never before, but the butchers who for generations have prepared and...a dwindling profession.Thousands of butchers are approaching retirement age across...the gap between demand for meat and butchers to process it may only grow.An analysis...

Extreme makeover

If asked, many Westerners would say the face of Islam looks a lot like "Jihadi John," one of the masked ISIS butchers who recently was identified as a Kuwait-born Briton reared in a posh London neighborhood.Of course, if more of the world's...

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.

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...

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...

Life & style
Sage plays flavorful role in pork tenderloin

...little butchering is required to remove the silver skin, a tough exterior membrane that causes them to curl when cooked. Most butchers will trim the tenderloins for you. Look for sliced prosciutto in your supermarket deli. It's also available sliced and...

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