Lent

FILE--In this Feb. 19, 2013 photo, a food preparer applies sherry to muskrat meat prior to the annual Muskrat Dinner at the Monroe Boat Club in Monroe, Mich. (AP Photo/Mike Householder, File)
(AP Photo/Mike Householder, File)
April 16, 2019 - 1:39 pm
By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Detroit-area Roman Catholics have one more dining option during Lent than most other followers of the faith. The culinary appeal of that item, however, is up for debate. A long-standing permission allows local Catholics to eat muskrat — a furry,...
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Times-Picayune via Associated Press
March 05, 2019 - 8:44 am
by Rebecca Santana NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The streets of New Orleans will be filled Tuesday with excited kids catching beads from atop ladders, revelers in fancy costumes walking through the French Quarter and Mardi Gras Indians wearing finely beaded costumes. Tuesday marks the final day of the Mardi...
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