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Free range chickens?

Newton Police Department called to neighborhood to check for any 'fowl' play

Chickens apparently owned by a Newton resident were running loose Tuesday afternoon near the 100 and 200 blocks of East Eighth Street North, inciting confused looks from passersby and officers from the Newton Police Department. While many pecked around the backyards of a few houses nearby, a few chickens wandered around the street curbs and sidewalks.

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