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  • Drunk Chihuahua found in car; man arrested

    04/17/2017 12:39:11 PM PDT · by aomagrat · 31 replies
    WIS TV ^ | 17 April 2017 | WTAE
    ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PA (WTAE/CNN) – A Chihuahua was taken to an emergency veterinarian Thursday after drinking spilled vodka in a car with a suspected drunken driver, police say. Maxwell, the Chihuahua, has a scary story to tell. “A gentleman was intoxicated in a car and I guess had vodka in the car that spilled, and Maxwell got into it and drank some,” said Dimitri Brown with University Veterinary Specialists in Peters Township, PA. The dog was taken to the vet and treated overnight after police found him in a car with Thomas Bloedel, 44, Thursday afternoon. The man was heavily...
  • Children found in Brevard home with feet 'caked' in dog feces

    08/24/2016 10:18:22 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    www.clickorlando.com ^ | Updated: 11:56 AM, August 24, 2016 | Staff
    PORT ST. JOHN, Fla. - A Central Florida woman has been charged after authorities say she kept her two children and 24 Chihuahuas in a home filled with dog feces, trash and bugs. Officials said the Port St. John home had dried, caked feces and urine, roaches and trash inside it, describing that the environment was in "no way safe for the animals, let alone the children who also were in the residence." Investigators said two children, who weren't enrolled in school, had dog feces "caked" to the bottom of their bare feet. The Department of Children and Families removed...
  • ISIS Camp a Few Miles from Texas, Mexican Authorities Confirm

    04/14/2016 6:19:35 AM PDT · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 110 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | 4/14/2016 | Judicial Watch
    ISIS is operating a camp just a few miles from El Paso, Texas, according to Judicial Watch sources that include a Mexican Army field grade officer and a Mexican Federal Police Inspector. The exact location where the terrorist group has established its base is around eight miles from the U.S. border in an area known as “Anapra” situated just west of Ciudad Juárez in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Another ISIS cell to the west of Ciudad Juárez, in Puerto Palomas, targets the New Mexico towns of Columbus and Deming for easy access to the United States, the same knowledgeable...
  • Ancient Grave of Teenage Girl May Reveal Secrets of Southwest’s Earliest Farmers

    02/27/2016 4:44:56 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 20 replies
    Archaeologists working in the borderlands of northern Mexico have uncovered a camp used by ancient hunters as much as 10,500 years ago, revealing insights into some of the earliest human history in the Greater Southwest. On a ranch near the Santa Maria River in northern Chihuahua, researchers have unearthed more than 18,000 artifacts, including thousands of stone flakes, cores, and hammers, along with 370 projectile points, and a dozen stone ovens. But the most surprising find has been the grave of a teenage girl, who was interred among the rocks, alone and unadorned, some 3,200 years ago.
  • Rubio to campaign 'as long as it takes' to beat Trump

    02/27/2016 11:49:08 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 64 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/27/16 | ELI STOKOLS
    KENNESAW, Ga. — Marco Rubio continued his all-out assault on Donald Trump here Saturday and vowed to remain in the race as long as it takes to stop the businessman from winning the Republican nomination. “I will do whatever it takes, I will campaign as long as it takes,” the Florida senator told a crowd of more than 7,000 people who encircled him on the sidelines of a high-school football field. “Donald Trump, a con artist, will never get control of this party.” Rubio, still looking to consolidate the anti-Trump vote and to make this five-way fight a two-man race,...
  • Coyote enters Laguna Beach home and snatches pet Chihuahua, owners say

    11/29/2015 9:39:34 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 134 replies
    L A Times ^ | Jeremiah Dobruck
    John Fischer, who lives in the 500 block of Oak Street with his wife, said the couple's three Chihuahuas started barking about 7:45 p.m. Fischer, who was in the kitchen, didn't think much of the noise. The dogs were in the bedroom with his week-old granddaughter, and he assumed they were reacting to a visitor they were expecting. But as he left the kitchen, Fischer glimpsed something running out of the bedroom and into the yard. It was a coyote, and it was carrying something. ... Fischer had enough time to see the animal had seized Eloise, an 8-year-old Chihuahua....
  • Springfield man denies animal cruelty charge in fatal shooting of Chihuahua (Mass.)

    11/12/2015 3:11:12 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    The Republican (Springfield, MA) ^ | November 12, 2015 | Buffy Spencer
    SPRINGFIELD — Freddie Guy, 66, of Springfield, on Thursday denied a charge of animal cruelty in Springfield District Court in a case in which animal welfare authorities say his neighbor's Chihuahua suffered a fatal BB gun shot. Bail was set at $500 cash for Guy, of 370 Stapleton Road, by Judge John Payne. It is the same bail amount he posted after his arrest.
  • Placer County Man Punches Bear In Face To Save His Dog (73-yr-old ex-first recon Marine)

    04/29/2015 9:49:47 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 26 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | 4/28/15 | Ian Schwartz
    Watch the video news reportPLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — A foothills man came face-to-face with a bear outside his home. He didn’t run. He didn’t call wildlife officials. Instead, he wound up and punched the bear in the face. Carl Moore is not a guy who scares easily. “The man or beast that I run from ain’t been born, and his momma’s already dead,” he said. He’s 73 years old with a wiry frame and one heck of a character. And it turns out he’s also quite a bear fighter. “I ain’t run from nothing; I never have in my whole...
  • Oldest Human Footprints in North America Identified

    12/13/2013 8:22:19 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 42 replies
    Western Digs ^ | December 09, 2013 | Blake de Pastino
    A hunter-gatherer who trekked through a desert oasis a hundred centuries ago left the continent’s most lasting impression: the oldest known human footprints in North America. There are only two of them — one left and one right — but the ancient traveler’s path through mineral-rich sediment in the Chihuahuan Desert allowed them to become enshrined in stone, and now dated, some 10,500 years later... The tracks were first discovered during highway construction in northeastern Mexico, about 300 kilometers from the Texas border, in 1961. They were excavated and taken to a local museum for study, but their precise location...
  • Stray Pit Bull Saves Chihuahua and They Become Inseparable Friends (Cuteness Overload Alert)

    02/27/2015 2:46:29 PM PST · by goldstategop · 28 replies
    Pet360.com ^ | N/A | Deidre Grives
    UPDATE: Both Joni and Chachi have been adopted to a loving home in Florida. They will get to spend the rest of their days together as friends! An unlikely pair of dogs that were found roaming around on the streets of Savannah have formed an unbreakable bond, and now animal control officers are hoping to place both pups in a home together so that they can remain lifelong friends. The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department found a white Pit Bull wandering around neighborhoods in the Georgia city carrying a small, longhaired male Chihuahua in her mouth. The Chihuahua had a terrible...
  • Need a graphic artist for a Free Republic-centric project

    01/05/2015 9:44:06 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 40 replies
    Jan 5 2014 | By Laz A. Mataz
    Hey everyone. I'm looking for someone skilled with graphics to assist me in making a Logo for a series of articles I am going to author. The logo will be of a barking moonbat. I'd like an angry and barking chihuahua's head on a bats body (or a dogs body with bat wings), flying in front of a full moon. I asked someone on the forum who is skilled at graphics but this person not only declined, they wouldn't even answer my freepmail request at all. I need a team player. Your work will be credited, of course.
  • Mennonite working with drug cartel gets 15 months

    12/05/2014 7:52:30 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 10 replies
    Cruxnow ^ | December 2, 2014 | Sadie Gurman
    Abraham Friesen-Remple In what prosecutors called a drug smuggling conspiracy involving Mennonites and a Mexican drug cartel, a Mennonite man was sentenced Monday to 15 months in prison for aiding the movement of tons of marijuana to the US. It was an unlikely alliance that authorities said involved a group of pacifist Mexican Mennonites accused of growing tons of marijuana and working with a notoriously vicious Mexican cartel to ship it across the U.S. border. Abraham Friesen-Remple was one of six members of the Mennonite farming community in Ciudad Cuauhtémoc who were indicted and accused of smuggling pot in the...
  • Connecting dots of migration in ancient Southwest [ Anasazi star orientation? ]

    07/03/2009 5:09:44 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 17 replies · 437+ views
    George Johnson ^ | Wednesday, July 1, 2009 | STL Today / St. Louis Post-Dispatch / Associated Press
    From the sky, the Mound of the Cross at Paquime, a 14th-century ruin in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, looks like a compass rose -- the roundish emblem indicating the cardinal directions on a map. About 30 feet in diameter and molded from compacted earth and rock taken near the banks of the Casas Grandes River, the crisscross arms point to four circular platforms. They might as well be labeled N, S, E and W...
  • Ancient Chihuahuas in Southeastern U.S.?

    11/30/2014 5:29:34 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 36 replies
    Lost Worlds ^ | February 14, 2012 | Gary C. Daniels
    Do three dog effigy pots excavated in Georgia in the 1930s at the Bull Creek Site and one from the Neisler Mound site represent the Chihuahua breed, a native dog of Mexico? Is the tribe most likely associated with these pots the Kasihta/Cussetta Creek Indians whose migration legends strongly suggest an origin in west Mexico, likely the state of Colima which is also known for similar dog effigy pots? Did the Kasihta raise Chihuahuas for food which they fattened up for this purpose as depicted by the pots and as recorded by early Spanish eye-witness accounts? Finally, does this evidence...
  • Dying man sees huge improvement after being reunited with cherished dog (w pixs & video)

    10/17/2014 6:45:41 PM PDT · by Innovative · 19 replies
    ABC News ^ | Oct 17, 2014 | Not Stated
    James Wathen, 73, is a terminally-ill patient at Baptist Health Corbin in Corbin, Kentucky. His body frail and spirit weak, hospital staff were having difficulty improving Wathen's condition. But Wathen whispered that he was missing his beloved one-eyed-Chihuahua named Bubba, the nurses leant forth their greatest efforts to reunite Wathen with his dog. Nurses traced Bubba's trail to the Knox-Whitley animal shelter, where they learned that the dog had been placed with a foster family after Wathen was admitted to the hospital. Bubba too had been showing similar signs of emotional grief after being separated from his owner. On Saturday,...
  • The disastrous consequence of combining a wimpy, annoying yipping creature and a Chihuahua...

    02/03/2014 10:33:04 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-3-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Inspired by this Super Bowl ad.
  • Sweet Surprise: Blueberry Muffin Resembles Teen's Chihuahua

    01/25/2014 8:19:45 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Saturday, Jan 25, 2014 | Monica Garske
    Imagine reaching for a snack – a blueberry muffin – and quickly realizing it is way too cute to eat. That’s exactly what happened to one San Diego teen who came across a muffin that she says looks just like her Chihuahua. On Monday, 14-year-old Kaelin Bell walked into her kitchen at her La Mesa home and grabbed the last blueberry muffin sitting on the counter. Suddenly, she noticed a sweet surprise. “I said, ‘Hey, Dad, it has a face; it kind of looks like Chico,’” the teen told NBC 7 San Diego, referring to her beloved 6-month-old pup. Like...
  • Woman At Red Light Hit By Car Driven By Chihuahua

    01/14/2014 2:31:10 PM PST · by csvset · 37 replies
    CBS ^ | 11 January 2014 | CBS
    SPOKANE, Wash (CBS4) – A woman on her way home from work was hit at a red light by a car with a Chihuahua behind the wheel. The dog had apparently knocked the parked car out of gear and coasted into traffic. When the woman looked up to see who had hit her, she couldn’t believe what she saw. “I was shocked. I didn’t know if I was crazy, if there was just this little dog that had taken a joyride,” said victim Tabitha Ormaechea. No one was hurt in the accident and the damage was minimal.
  • Detroit man shoots and kills Chihuahua ‘in self defense’ in front of dog's teen girl owner

    04/06/2013 6:43:35 AM PDT · by John123 · 46 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | 4/5/13 | Lee Moran
    A devastated Detroit teen could only watch as her neighbor shot dead her tiny pet Chihuahua — because the man felt threatened.
  • North Korea Threatens to Close Factories It Runs With South

    03/30/2013 11:19:07 AM PDT · by Corporate Democrat · 25 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 30, 2013 | CHOE SANG-HUN and GERRY MULLANY
    SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea, reiterating that it considered the Korean Peninsula back in “a state of war,” threatened Saturday to shut down a factory complex it jointly operates with South Korea that stands as the last significant symbol of cooperation. The industrial park, the eight-year-old Kaesong complex in the North Korean border town of the same name, is a crucial source of badly needed cash for the heavily sanctioned North. It funnels more than $92 million a year in wages for 53,400 North Koreans employed there, and its operation has survived despite years of military tensions. The latest...