Oxford man says despite city’s protest, his chicke...
by Brian Anderson
02:18 PM, Friday, April 18
The veteran of the Gulf War said he bought the chickens almost two years ago to help him with his post-traumatic stress disorder. But the animals have since become like members of the family. They’ve become favorite pets of his four daughters, he ...

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