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The skinny: Farmer fattens up his turkeys with beer

Gobbling up suds

Farmer fattens up his turkeys with beer

When it comes to pairing beer with poultry, Joe Morette isn't too fussy. His turkeys will drink just about anything. Morette, who is raising about 50 Thanksgiving turkeys this year, has been giving his birds beer since 1993. Morette, who prefers serving the turkeys lager, insists the beer makes birds fatter, more flavorful and juicier.

Unwelcome melody

Pianist faces noise pollution charge

A Spanish woman has taken her neighbors in the apartment below — a 27-year-old pianist and her parents — to court. Now prosecutors want to send all three to jail for over seven years on charges of psychological damage and noise pollution. In the city of Gerona, Sonia Bosom said she suffered from 2003 to 2007 due to the five-days-a-week, eight-hour practice sessions of Laia Martin, who lived below her.

Hopping into action

Officers help grab kangaroo on loose

Law enforcement officers in west Texas who answered calls about a kangaroo hopping along a road helped capture the unusual pet and return the animal to its owner. Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter says deputies helped corner the 4-foot-tall kangaroo as the owner offered it a treat, then they grabbed it.

Compiled from wire services and other sources.

The skinny: Farmer fattens up his turkeys with beer 11/14/13 [Last modified: Thursday, November 14, 2013 11:11pm]

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