Something is treif in the state of Flanders

by Washington Examiner

Washington Examiner— On New Year's Day, one part of Europe reached new heights in animal welfare and religious intolerance: A law took effect in northern Belgium banning kosher and halal slaughter.—Carolyn Hax: Something old, something new, something borrowed, something rude. Grieving for her mother is no excuse for snubbing her stepmother.—College basketball: Virginia wins top 10 matchup with Florida State; Michigan State pulls away from Ohio State; Iowa State drubs No. 5 Kansas. Kyle Guy scored 21 points and No. 4 Virginia limited No. 9 Florida State to just 15 field goals in a 65-52 victory Saturday. Guy scored 18 of his points in the first half as the Cavaliers (13-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) took a 42-23 lead. Braxton Key added 12 points in the half and finished—See something, say something. The Dec. 31 National Digest item “Armed man headed to church is arrested” reported, “Seguin [Tex.] police say a passerby who saw the man Sunday notified authorities.” This unnamed person who heeded th