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  • Wild Pig Hunting Going Horribly Wrong [VIDEO]

    06/30/2014 3:00:36 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 28 replies
    patriotoutdoornews ^ | 06/30/2014 | patriotoutdoornews
    Outdoor fun!
  • BBQ Explosion and Runaway Pig on Same Street Keep Barrie Cops Busy

    06/02/2014 4:39:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    Isabelle the hog remains “under suspicion” after cops caught her running down a Barrie street while they were responding to a barbecue explosion nearby, police joked in a press release. Police were called about the explosion at 7:30 a.m. Sunday. The blast caused minor damage to the house. At the same, police received a second call about a large hog running down the same street. Officers were able to corral the pig and return it to its grateful owner. Bylaw officials plan to follow up this week. “It appears the two incidents are coincidental, however “Isabelle” the hog remains under...
  • Mom arrested for neglect for leaving kids in car to go hog hunting

    01/20/2014 12:00:32 AM PST · by Morgana · 28 replies
    ABC ^ | Staff
    NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - A Pasco County woman was arrested and charged with child neglect for leaving her two young children in the car to go hog hunting Thursday. CLICK VIDEO TO WATCH STORY. Deputies said Kayla Marie Shavers, 31, left her 9-year-old and 8-month-old children alone in the car in 38 degree weather while she went into the woods to hunt hogs. The 9-year-old called 911 because he was cold and said, "A police car would be warmer." When deputies arrived, they found the children in the car and waited for Shavers to return. Shavers claimed she was...
  • RUMBLE OF PRIDE - Cinematic Rider's Perspective of 911 Ride to DC (Saving Private Ryan music)

    09/10/2013 3:36:41 PM PDT · by gaijin · 51 replies
    YouTube ^ | today | me
    5 min inspiring video showing rider's perspective of 9-11 Harley ride to Wash DC, after permits were denied. VERY moving selection of music --from Saving Private Ryan..? The video maker had some basic knowledge about video editing. This played for me only in Safari, not Firefox (which would permit only the first 10 seconds of the 5 min video), my guess is the music was not licensed. WARNING -- YOUR SCREEN *WILL* GET BLURRY. -- >LINK BELOW <--
  • Can The King Remain Atop Its Throne?

    07/30/2013 2:47:28 PM PDT · by BraveMan · 13 replies
    The Motley Fool ^ | July 29, 2013 | Marie Palumbo
    -snip- In the past, Harley’s image was directly correlated to the devoted, young, hard-core, rebels that lived to ride. But the rebels of yesterday have aged, changing Harley’s base demographic. In 1987 half of Harley riders were under the age of 35. Today, the average Harley customer is a white, upper-class, 47-year-old man that rides as a hobby. Problematic? Not really. According to Harley’s 2011, 2012, and 2013 10-Q financial statements, since Q3 2011 Harley averaged quarterly motorcycle sales growth of 6.44%, an EBITDA growth rate of 17.65% and a net income growth rate of 14.72%. And, at a stock...
  • Owner of Decked-Out Harley Honors Military, Uncle

    07/15/2011 1:27:58 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    Charleston Daily Mail ^ | Friday July 15, 2011 | Paul Fallon
    Over the years, Jerry Booth has seen many patriotically themed motorcycles but never one as ornate as the one he saw when he traveled to Tennessee a few years ago. Booth, a veteran and the organizer of this year's West Virginia Harley Owners Group Rally, saw the bike at a rally there three years ago. He loved it and the message it carries so much that he invited the owner to the event in Charleston. Tod "Weirdo" Wooldridge, owner of the 1986 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide, happily accepted. The bike is decked out in American regalia. It's painted front to back...
  • Change in rattlesnake behavior?

    11/19/2010 10:16:49 PM PST · by roses of sharon · 68 replies · 1+ views
    11/20/10
    HUNTERS AND FARMERS AND THOSE WHO LIVE IN THE COUNTRY.....TAKE HEED.... My fellow friends and family, We have killed 57 rattlesnakes on two separate ranches this year. 24 @South bend & 33 @ Murray, since mid May. Not one has buzzed! We provoked one fair sized boy with a stick and he coiled & struck at the stick a couple of times before he buzzed up and rattled. The purpose of this explanation is that I have been hearing the same from fellow ranchers and hunters in regards to the lack of warning with rattlesnakes. I had lunch with a...
  • Breaking: Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski wins re-election to Senate as write-in candidate

    11/17/2010 12:15:12 PM PST · by TonyInOhio · 219 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 11/17/10 | Unattributed
    Breaking: Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski wins re-election to Senate as write-in candidate
  • Nationwide Saturday Cookout Recipes in Honor of 9/11

    09/09/2010 2:59:49 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 92 replies
    Self | 9/9/10 | Self
    I am looking for recipes for a good cookout meat this Saturday. Anyone?
  • Feds go hog wild promoting swine-flu shots

    08/26/2009 11:30:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 36 replies · 1,523+ views
    WND ^ | 8/27/09 | Chelsea Schilling
    With plush swine-flu toys stocked on its gift-shop shelves, citizens earning $50 to attend forums on the virus and an additional $50 for those willing to take a vaccine, it's a $16 million swine-flu shot bonanza hosted by the federal Center for Disease Control.
  • Two Canada hog workers hit by new non-pandemic flu

    07/07/2009 4:46:49 PM PDT · by null and void · 6 replies · 392+ views
    AlertNet ^ | 07 Jul 2009 22:59:57 GM | Rod Nickel
    * New flu virus not connected to H1N1 outbreak * Hogs transmitted virus to workers SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, July 7 (Reuters) - Two farm workers in Western Canada have become infected with a new flu virus, health officials said on Tuesday, stressing the strain was not related to the H1N1 pandemic. The two workers, both employees at a hog barn operation in the province of Saskatchewan, have fully recovered. A third case is under investigation. The new virus contains genes from a seasonal human H1N1 flu strain and a flu virus common in the swine population called triple reassortant H3N2, said...
  • Anti-War Mom Brings Bush Housewarming March [Guess who.....]

    06/06/2009 10:56:39 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 35 replies · 1,403+ views
    Anti-War Mom Brings Bush Housewarming March Preston Hollow residents won't be rolling out the welcome mat for Cindy Sheehan By LITA BECK, ELLEN GOLDBERG and KEVIN COKELY Updated 1:35 PM EDT, Sat, Jun 6, 2009 Related Topics: Cindy Sheehan | George W. Bush Cindy Sheehan, who drew national attention for camping outside former President George W. Bush's ranch in protest of the Iraq War, is following him to Dallas. Sheehan will lead a demonstration Monday protesting "crimes against humanity." "We can't allow George Bush's crimes to be forgotten just because he is not in office anymore," she said in an...
  • Running Out Of Vroom: Cities Are Muffling Bikers (Hush that Hog — NOW!)

    08/24/2007 8:27:53 AM PDT · by devane617 · 107 replies · 1,667+ views
    TBO.com ^ | 08/24/2007 | EMILY FREDRIX
    MILWAUKEE - Cities from New York to Denver are giving motorcyclists the silent treatment. That worries riders rights groups, which fear that a wave of ordinances aimed at muffling Harley-Davidsons, hushing Hondas and stifling Suzukis will create a confusing patchwork of laws that motorcyclists won't be able to navigate. The motorcycle industry is concerned it could turn these frustrated riders away. 'From our perspective, this creates enormous problems for us because people notice the one motorcycle that makes a lot of noise,' said Bill Wood, spokesman for the American Motorcyclist Association. 'They don't notice the 50 that pass that don't....
  • Man Kills 1,100 Pound Hog in North GA.

    01/06/2007 7:20:22 PM PST · by pcottraux · 30 replies · 1,352+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | Jan 5, 2006
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. - A giant wild hog boasted to be bigger than the near-mythical "Hogzilla" caught in southern Georgia a few years ago has been killed in a suburban Atlanta neighborhood. The hog hung snout down from a tree Friday in William Coursey's front yard, not far from where the avid hunter said he shot the beast. He said he hauled it to a truck weight station, which recorded the hairy hog at 1,100 pounds. The Department of Natural Resources did not know whether the hog was a record for the state. "We don't keep records on hogs," said Melissa...
  • Another Hogzilla Caught Near Atlanta

    01/05/2007 4:03:18 PM PST · by blam · 23 replies · 1,384+ views
    Another Hogzilla Caught Near Atlanta Friday January 5, 2007 11:46 PM FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A giant wild hog boasted to be bigger than the near-mythical ``Hogzilla'' caught in southern Georgia a few years ago has been killed in a suburban Atlanta neighborhood. The hog hung snout down from a tree Friday in William Coursey's front yard, not far from where the avid hunter said he shot the beast. He said he hauled it to a truck weight station, which recorded the hairy hog at 1,100 pounds. The Department of Natural Resources did not know whether the hog was a...
  • Fla. Men Arrested for Dog Vs. Hog Fights

    01/27/2006 10:24:01 AM PST · by Fawn · 9 replies · 372+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 1-27-06 | ap
    MIAMI Authorities arrested five men for setting up fights between dogs and wild boars at an Indian reservation in South Florida. The men, including the founder of a boar-catching dog association, were charged with animal cruelty Thursday after a 14-month investigation into the fights at the Seminole Indian reservation near Okeechobee, authorities said. Undercover Seminole police attended a fight on Oct. 9, 2004, in the backyard of a Seminole Indian's home, authorities said. Twenty-one dogs and at least 14 wild boars were involved, they said. Hog-dog fights typically match a pit bull terrier or bulldog against a wild boar in...
  • AR Army National Guard (39th Brigade Combat Team) Annual Family Day..(come by and keep me company)

    12/02/2005 1:37:21 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 10 replies · 704+ views
    AR Freepers: I know this is late notice (I just got my drill letter..sigh) and am back from Operation Katrina duties (yes thats right, AR 39th BCT guys are still in Nuevo Orleans). We are having our annual "Family Day" event at 39th BCT HHC (HQ) at Rick's Armory. The Armory is located at 4700 West 8th Street in Little Rock, AR. (Large Dome building just east of Travellers Baseball field and 50 meters north of I-630).Anyways, its a great time to stop by for a little BBQ and say hello (or thank you) to your AR National Guard members....
  • GM, Ford Sales Fall in Sept., SUV Sales Dive

    10/03/2005 5:10:56 PM PDT · by devane617 · 58 replies · 1,467+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 10/03/2005 | AP
    DETROIT — Sales of sport utility vehicles took a dive in September, dragging down U.S. automakers who were already expecting payback after a summer of employee-pricing discounts. Asian brands, which didn't offer employee discounts, felt less pain. Several automakers reported strong car sales Monday, but SUVs took a hit industrywide in the U.S. market as gas prices skyrocketed following Hurricane Katrina (search). The Buick Rainier, Ford Explorer, Ford Expedition, Toyota Sequoia and Nissan Armada all saw their sales fall by 18 percent or more.
  • Government unveils Energy Hog to promote conservation

    10/03/2005 3:02:49 PM PDT · by Drago · 36 replies · 693+ views
    Hearld News Daily (Dakotas) ^ | 03 October, 2005 | Tom Doggett
    WASHINGTON - With U.S. heating bills expected to hit record highs this winter, the Bush administration on Monday launched a conservation campaign featuring a cartoon mascot "Energy Hog," which critics said does little to discourage energy use. Americans face higher heating bills due in part to crippled oil refineries, natural gas processing plants and producing platforms from Hurricanes Rita and Katrina.
  • New A-10C ensures Warthog's long life

    02/04/2005 7:46:40 AM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 265 replies · 8,180+ views
    Hilltop Times ^ | 2/3/2005 | 1st Lt. James Madeiros and Kari Tilton
    The newly designated C-model A-10 Thunderbolt II, modified with precision engagement technology, was flown for the first time at Eglin AFB, Fla., last week, thanks in large part to the work of a small group of people at Hill AFB. The A-10 Program Office here has been managing the precision engagement program for the past four years. The office’s precision engagement program management team, made up of about 25 people, acts as a liaison between Air Combat Command and the project’s prime contractor, Lockheed Martin Systems Integration. Calling the A-10C the “best friend to the boots on the ground,” Lt....
  • Traitor Report: "Director Michael Moore Sends Message to Korean Citizens" (Seoul, Korea)

    07/09/2004 6:19:39 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 12 replies · 606+ views
    Chosun Ilbo Newspaper, Seoul, Korea (in English) ^ | 9 July 2004 | Chosun Ilbo Newspaper, Seoul (English)
    Michael Moore, director of “Fahrenheit 9/11,” delivered to Korean viewers a message in which he wished them to carry on a campaign against the dispatch of additional troops to Iraq. Michael Moore issued words of hope and pleading in his first official press conference since the release of the film at the Essex House Hotel in New York with about 200 local and foreign reporters present. According to Cinema People, the company in charge of the PR for the movie in Korea, Michael Moore was asked whether he wished to convey any messages through "Fahrenheit 9/11" to the Korean...
  • Hollister Motorcycle Rally, July 2,3 & 4, Hollister, CA

    06/28/2004 11:19:20 AM PDT · by martin_fierro · 9 replies · 1,203+ views
    www.hollisterrally.com ^ | 6/28/04 | Marty
    Who's goin'? The Hollister Independence Rally takes place in Hollister, California from July 2nd to July 4th, 2004. This year’s rally will consist of musical entertainment, a bike show, bike games, beer garden and much, much more!
  • KERRY 'LOVES' IOWA ...

    Yup. Just LOVES IT..... That's why he's TRULY a "Man of the People"...
  • Amid the farm-show ruckus, the royal hog slumbers

    01/11/2004 8:57:04 AM PST · by the_devils_advocate_666 · 6 replies · 261+ views
    The Dominion Post ^ | 01/11/2003 | AP
    AP Photo Lt. Gov. Catherine Baker Knoll, center, talks with Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro Cortez, left, and Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Jeffrey Miller, after filling in for Gov. Ed Rendell, who is vacationing in Florida, at the opening ceremonies of the 2004 Pennsylvania Farm Show, Saturday in Harrisburg, Pa. Ken Wetzel from Indiana County, Pa., left, moves his Duroc hog, Sally, this year's winner of the Supreme Champion Swine award, from the judging circle after the award ceremony on the opening day of the Pennsylvania Farm Show, Saturdayin Harrisburg, Pa. One of Larry Arnold's yorkshire pigs tries to...
  • Road hog (wild pig) attacks Hong Kong cyclist

    09/15/2003 7:34:45 AM PDT · by bedolido · 14 replies · 413+ views
    ABC News ^ | 09/15/03 | Staff Writer
    A Hong Kong cyclist required hospital treatment after he was attacked and set upon by a wild pig, a report says. Wong Pok-hon was cycling to work along a highway in sleepy Tai Po district in the New Territories when the 1.2 metre grey-brown beast suddenly appeared and rammed into his bike, sending him sprawling, the Sunday Morning Post reported. After the collision, the pig continued its unprovoked attack and attempted to bite Wong who was forced to use his bike as a shield to protect himself from the raging hog. The attack ended when another cyclist spotted Wong and...
  • Hog heaven (Harley's 100th Anniversary Celebration in Milwaukee this week)

    08/24/2003 5:10:02 PM PDT · by UB355 · 35 replies · 792+ views
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | August 23, 2003 | GRAEME ZIELINSKI
    Cue the theme from the "Hallelujah Chorus." Or, rather, the chorus from "Born to Be Wild." Finally, it's here. And what shall we see during Harley-Davidson's 100th birthday party this week, officially kicking off Wednesday, several Summerfests-worth of doings coming to their apex next Sunday during a huge hootenanny along the lake? (Tickets required.) We'll see a steel-and-chrome spectacular regarded by boosters as Milwaukee's best chance yet to shine in the klieg lights of national exposure. We'll see upward of 200,000 people - some say even more - coursing through our day-to-day pathways in every corner of the region, loosing...
  • Will Harley-Davidson Hit the Wall?

    07/31/2002 9:14:27 AM PDT · by Aedammair · 233 replies · 2,878+ views
    Fortune Magazine | August 12, 2002 | John Helyar
    HARLEY-DAVIDSON Will Harley-Davidson Hit the Wall? It redefined the motorcycle industry as it roared through 16 years of growth. But as its customers age--and the stock market slides--the ride could get uneasy. FORTUNE Monday, August 12, 2002 By John Helyar Wearing black leather and riding huge Harleys, a motorcycle gang thunders through northern Georgia as if en route to a rumble. But the only rumble for this gang--the Atlanta Harley Owners Group (HOG)--is the one in their stomachs. It's another Sunday ride in the country for the group, and as usual it ends with a feast. "We live to ride,...