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June 3, 2013 [caption id="attachment_19413" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ellis and his wife Jennifer Short[/caption] Horror stories come out of Oklahoma by the hundreds. With the death toll now up to eighteen and thousands of homes destroyed, it's more than a major catastrophe. For many life will never be...

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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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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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IronMountainDailyNews.com, Lisa Reed, May 11. 2013 [caption id="attachment_18784" align="alignleft" width="410"] Tori Czech of Chippewa Falls, Wis., rides Skip[/caption] IRON MOUNTAIN - Victoria Czech had owned Skips Golden Silk, a double-registered palomino quarter horse, for two years when she found out he would eventually go blind in both...

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Four Convicted Over Money-Laundering Scheme Horsetalk.co.nz, May 11, 2013 Four people in Texas have been convicted for their roles in a scheme to launder millions of dollars in drug money through a quarter horse racing operation.   A federal jury in Austin convicted the men for conspiring to launder...