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The Chattanoogan.com | Thursday, May 23, 2013 | by Roy Exum I am still wincing over the fact a horrendous bill passed in the state legislature that would make whistle-blowers into criminals would have actually gone into law had it not been for Governor Bill Haslam’s eleventh-hour...

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CHRISTOPHER SMITH GONZALEZ, Galveston County Daily News, Wednesday, May 22, 2013   DICKINSON, Texas (AP) — A grassy lawn under a few shade trees is not the ideal place to amputate a horse's leg.   [caption id="attachment_19117" align="alignleft" width="300"] Veterinarians, students and horse enthusiasts watch and photograph Dr. Ric Redden, center...

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SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MUSEUM  May 22, 2013 [caption id="attachment_19100" align="alignleft" width="300"] Kurt Miller/The Press-EnterpriseEric Scott, San Bernardino County Museum curator of palentology, uses a pick to break out a possible fossil at Tule Springs in Nevada in 2010, as Kathleen Springer, the museum's senior curator of...

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ABC News, Gail Liston, May 21, 2013 [caption id="attachment_19073" align="alignleft" width="300"] Horses drink at a rockhole in central Australia, about 300 kilometres west of Alice Springs[/caption] The Central Land Council has started a cull of up to 10,000 horses on Tempe Downs Station in the Northern Territory. The...

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By Esther Marr | Bloodhorse  More than 100 horses are thought to have perished in the massive tornado that hit the Moore, Okla. area May 20 in addition to the human lives that were lost. Dr. Glenn Orr and Tom Orr's Orr Family Farm near Moore, Okla., which sits...

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http://kfor.com/2013/05/20/moore-man-survives-tornado-in-horse-stall/ (Note - Reports from Off Family Farms are that 75 to 100 horses were killed by the storm. - Jerry) MOORE, Okla. (KFOR) — When the massive tornado hit Moore, Okla., Monday, some weren’t able to make it to their basements. One man was on a family...

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Just my honest opinion: Jerry Finch [caption id="attachment_19004" align="alignleft" width="275"] "While not perfect, the BLM works hard to maintain humane gather methods.”[/caption] The anti-slaughter folks have listened and responded to the propaganda machine of the AQHA and their sister organizations for years. Now those same organizations are...