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NPR, Eleanor Beardsley, April 23, 2013 (LIsten to this story on All Things Considered) [caption id="attachment_18218" align="alignleft" width="300"] French jockey Olivier Peslier celebrates a win at Longchamps racecourse near Paris in 2012. While many drugs can legally be used on horses in U.S. racing, they are barred in...

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Missoulian.com | Tristan Scott [caption id="attachment_18174" align="alignleft" width="300"] The oldest horse on Wild Horse Island in Flathead Lake has died. The gelding had been on the island for more than three decades.[/caption] Having roamed Flathead Lake’s largest island for more than three decades, at one point upholding...

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The Tennessean, April 23, 2013 [caption id="attachment_18164" align="alignleft" width="280"] Tennessee General Assembly[/caption] The Tennessee General Assembly slunk out of the capital last week, having again done more harm than good for the people they supposedly represent. No more egregious example of this can be found than the despicable...

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ABC News, Associated Press,JERI CLAUSING, April 23 [caption id="attachment_18153" align="alignleft" width="271"] Rick De Los Santos[/caption] About five miles from this southeastern New Mexico town's famed UFO museum, tucked between dairy farms, is a nondescript metal building that could be home to any number of small agricultural businesses. But...

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[caption id="attachment_18129" align="alignleft" width="256"] Craig Downer[/caption] ( Craig C. Downer is a wildlife ecologist (UCalifBerk, UNevReno, UKanLawr, UDurhamUK) who has extensively studied both the wild horses of the West and the endangered mountain tapirs of the northern Andes. He has given speeches and written manyarticles, including encyclopedic, and...