Oklahoma Tag

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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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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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Forbes / Vickery Eckhoff, Contributor / Uncovering the underground horse meat trade since 2011 / April 2, 2013 [caption id="attachment_17593" align="alignleft" width="220"] Governor Mary Fallin sided with ranchers and the Farm Bureau in overturning Oklahoma's 50-year ban on slaughtering horses..[/caption] Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin overturned a 50-year state ban on...

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Michael Markarian / Humane Society Legislative Fund / April 1, 2013 Ignoring the global horse meat scandal that’s thrown the industry into further disrepute, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation Friday lifting the state’s ban on processing and selling horsemeat, potentially setting the stage for Oklahoma becoming the...