Wine Time: Backsberg Chenin Blanc 2012, South Africa

...docks and as a bicycle delivery boy until he could save enough money to start a butcher shop.The story is told that one day someone walked into Back's butcher shop in Paarl and asked if he wanted to buy a farm.He started with fruit, grain...

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...

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
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...

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.

Man who attacked 2 family members gets 15-year sentence

...made it past the hall. Wells punched her in the jaw, and after she tripped and fell, Wells got on top of her, wielding a butcher knife.Cliett's struggling and help from other family members saved her. Her daughter suffered no permanent injury, she...

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...