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Police: Man ripped heads off 20 chickens in "jealous rage"

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MILFORD, Conn. — Police say a Connecticut man killed 20 chickens and ripped their heads from their bodies in a drunken, jealous rage on Christmas. Milford police Officer Michael DeVito tells the Hartford Courant that 28-year-old Gregory Ulrich was drinking with a friend when he saw social media pictures of …

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A tradition of Barbour outerwear

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Coats from the venerable British manufacturer Barbour are designed for warmth and comfort … and they share a colorful history as well. Martha Teichner has our COAT TALE: It wasn’t the scenic view that made Scotsman John Barbour set up his business along the English coast in 1894, just outside …

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Almanac: Fannie Farmer

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And now a page from our “Sunday Morning” Almanac: January 7th, 1896, 122 years ago today … the day Fannie Merritt Farmer published “The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book.” Born in Boston in 1857, Fannie Farmer overcame a stroke in her teens to enter and eventually lead the Cooking-School. Her breakthrough …

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Finding joy during a Southern snow storm

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NORFOLK, Va. — For the first time in 28 years, Tallahassee saw measurable snow. For many in the South, the snowstorm gave people a chance to play in weather usually seen further north. In Memphis, a frozen pond gave hockey fans the chance to enjoy a rare outdoor skating session. …

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Woman, 70, slain in N.J. massacre was survivor's "soul mate"

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FREEHOLD, N.J. — A 70-year-old woman who was gunned down in a quadruple homicide at a New Jersey home New Year’s Eve was the “life-long companion and soulmate” of the teen suspect’s grandfather, who was able to escape, according to an online obituary. The obituary says Mary Ann Schulz had …

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