Unlucky turkey sibling to meet governor, fate
ST. PAUL | With his two brothers ticketed for a presidential pardon at the White House, a third turkey must settle for a meeting with Minnesota’s governor — and a far gloomier fate.
A farmer accompanying the turkey during a ceremony Monday at the state Capitol even dubbed the bird “Delicious.” That’s because he’ll soon be dinner for the less-fortunate.
Because the turkey was part of the flock considered candidates for a White House pardon, he got far more TLC than the average dining roombound bird. Along with his more fortunate siblings, he lived in a separate barn and relaxed to an eclectic music mix including Vivaldi and John Mayer.
Minnesota has about 250 independent turkey farmers, more than any other state. Monday as authorities investigated a phone call saying an armed man was heading to shoot up the school, a warning they later said was likely a hoax.
SWAT teams searching the Ivy League campus did not find a gunman after a room-by-room search and the lockdown was lifted Monday afternoon. No one was injured, police said.
A 911 call was received at 9:48 a.m. from a man at a pay phone about a mile from the campus who said his roommate was on the way to the university to shoot people, New Haven police spokesman Officer David Hartman said. investigation prompted by the rape of a nearly passed-out 16-year-old girl by two high school football players.
The investigation included crimes committed by two members of the celebrated Steubenville High School football team as well as a separate purported rape in April 2012.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine convened the grand jury to look into the behavior of school administrators and other adults in the community after the two players were convicted