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Jordan Purol and Angela Verville feed a mare and her foal at the Sunrise Animal Sanctuary near Ossineke, Mich., on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. The sanctuary offers refuge and welcome for animals that have been abused, neglected, or cast out of their homes and is also a place where people battling addiction can feel like they are valued and needed, despite their scars. (Julie Riddle/The Alpena News via AP)

Michigan sanctuary gives respite for wounded animals, people

Nov. 23, 2020 1:02 AM EST

OSSINEKE, Mich. (AP) — Everyone needs to be wanted, from humans to horses to a sheep named Special Ed. On an unpretentious parcel of land south of Ossineke, the Sunrise Animal Sanctuary offers refuge and welcome for animals that have been abused, neglected, or cast out of their homes. It is also a place...

FILE - This undated file photo combination issued by Hertfordshire Constabulary shows Nigel Wright and a  jar of Heinz baby food that was laced with fragments of a craft knife by Wright. A sheep farmer was sentenced to 14 years in prison Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 for his plot to use baby food laced with metal shards to blackmail one of Britain's biggest supermarket chains. Wright planted jars of the contaminated baby food in Tesco grocery stores and sent dozens of letters and emails to the supermarket company in a bid to extort 1.4 million pounds ($1.8 million) in bitcoin between 2018 and February. (Hertfordshire Constabulary via AP, File)

UK sheep farmer jailed for contaminated baby food plot

Oct. 12, 2020 1:14 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A sheep farmer was sentenced to 14 years in prison Monday for his plot to use baby food laced with metal shards to blackmail one of Britain's biggest supermarket chains. Nigel Wright planted jars of the contaminated baby food in Tesco grocery stores and sent dozens of letters and emails to...