Is NYC for the birds? Wild turkeys spur tension

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Mary Jane Froese stands on her front porch in Staten Island, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in New York. A population of roving turkeys that roost in a tree next door in her parents' yard have become a mess-making, traffic-stopping scourge to some residents, an unexpected bit of makeshift nature to others and a fraught project for government officials. Since dozens of the turkeys were rounded up and killed this summer, the birds’ future has become as a topic as heated as a Thanksgiving meat thermometer. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)