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Case 11

Murder on Gunness Farm, Indiana

Filed under: serial killer, women

Unspeakable acts took place on an isolated LaPorte farm. They remained deadly secrets until a package of love letters was discovered, which unraveled a shocking mystery.

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Case 12

Dinner at Delmonico's, NYC

Filed under: urban, foodways

The elegant Delmonico’s in Manhattan was the birthplace of upscale American restaurants. But an 1834 menu reveals how the name also became familiar in the lunchrooms for the working poor.

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Case 13

Blood Feud on Tug Fork, KY-WV

Filed under: rural, labor

The Hatfield-McCoy feud has come to symbolize a distinctly American brand of clan warfare, but could the story be a tall tale, woven together from exaggerations and outright lies?

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