Judge orders jail to give ‘QAnon Shaman’ Jacob Chansley organic food after he complained he can’t eat anything else



a man wearing a costume: Supporters of US President Donald Trump, including Jake Angeli (C), a QAnon supporter known for his painted face and horned hat, enter the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images


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Supporters of US President Donald Trump, including Jake Angeli (C), a QAnon supporter known for his painted face and horned hat, enter the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images

  • A judge ordered a Washington, DC, jail to give “QAnon Shaman” Jacob Chansley organic food.
  • Chansley says he hasn’t eaten in a week because regular food doesn’t fit his religious beliefs.
  • DC’s Department of Corrections initially refused his religious accommodation request.
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A federal judge ordered a Washington, DC, jail to feed “QAnon Shaman” Jacob Chansley an organic diet after the Capitol insurrectionist complained he couldn’t eat food with GMOs.

Chansley, appearing via video in a court hearing Wednesday afternoon, told Judge Royce C. Lamberth that he has eaten only organic food in the past eight years because of his religious

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City Council weighs putting a cap on delivery service fees charged Lincoln restaurants | Dining



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Derek Johnson, who delivers for DoorDash, leaves the downtown Qdoba with a customer’s order March 27.




Lincoln City Councilwoman Tammy Ward, seeking to throw local restaurants another pandemic lifeline, proposed an ordinance to cap the fee a food delivery service can charge a restaurant to shuttle takeout to hungry homebodies. 

Third-party companies such as DoorDash or UberEats could not charge restaurants more than 15% of the purchase price to deliver orders under the ordinance, which Ward crafted to mirror one passed in Chicago.

The ordinance would only apply while the city’s pandemic emergency lasts, said Ward, who has introduced other measures to help restaurants financially during the pandemic.

Brian Kitten, owner of Brewsky’s, called on the council last year to follow Chicago’s course to help out restaurants such as his that relied heavily on the delivery services when restaurants couldn’t offer dine-in service. 

“We

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Children’s Books: ‘The Midnight Fair’ Review

In Peggy Rathmann’s beloved 1994 picture book, “Good Night, Gorilla,” a zookeeper closes up for the night unaware that the animals he thinks he has secured in their cages are tiptoeing behind him in order to follow him home. Gideon Sterer’s picture book “The Midnight Fair” (Candlewick, 32 pages, $16.99) tells a different story, but with its glowing colors, secretive animals and air of mischief it partakes of similar delights.

In Mariachiara Di Giorgio’s beautiful and atmospheric paintings, wild creatures watch a grassy fairground from a safe distance as carnies set up tents, rides and food stands. That night, the animals wait until the human visitors have streamed away. One last fellow whistles as he locks up and drives off, leaving the fair’s delights unguarded. The raccoons have no trouble exploiting a gap in the chain-link fence, and soon beasts of all sizes are gamboling and reveling: lining up for

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NASA will pay $500,000 to whoever can figure out how to grow fresh food in space

Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin holds a watermelon

Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin holds a watermelon
Photo: MAXIM SHIPENKOV / Stringer (Getty Images)

Being an astronaut sounds really stressful. You have to fly the spacecraft straight so you don’t run into space junk, you have to make sure a hostile alien doesn’t burst through your torso, and you have to eat all kinds of weird, freeze-dried meals. Turns out those boring space meals take a toll—which is why NASA is prepared to dish out up to $500,000 for a good idea that might allow astronauts to cultivate and eat fresh food in space during long-term space missions.

UPI reports that NASA and the Canadian Space Agency have teamed up for the Deep Space Food Challenge, during which participants can win prize money for their ideas surrounding fresh food transport, production, and distribution in space. You can find all of the details on the Deep Space Food

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