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Morning Grind: July 15, 2013

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Kenny added that she wasn’t sure if the crib “passed fire code,” but didn’t want to turn the couple away after they had gone to the trouble of pushing it down street.



But are hipsters really the fair-weather farmers they’re being portrayed as? Not necessarily.

A closer look at at the backyard farming industry reveals another underlying cause for the spike in unwanted chickens. And it’s not the hens that are the major problem but the roosters, says Susie Coston of Farm Sanctuary in New York.

Hipster (what does that even mean anymore) backyard farmers are off the hook, it seems.


Hillary Clinton, Ellen DeGeneres…Paula Deen? Such is the logic of Bluewater Productions, the comic-book company that’s announced Deen as the latest subject of its Female Force series. The comic was in the works for months before Deen’s racism scandal broke last month, but the decision to go forward in light of recent allegations against the TV personality seems a little questionable, especially after everyone from Food Network to Walmart has dropped Deen from their roster.

Paula Deen, comic book feminist super-hero! Er, what?



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