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  • Swine Intervention Texas Farmer Holds Pig Races

    08/22/2011 6:09:24 PM PDT · by ConradofMontferrat · 8 replies
    Fox News | 8/22/2011 | Fox News Report
    Pig races during payer time. (This one will frost you)
  • Soo-wee! ...... Phooey!

    09/27/2008 4:27:30 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 29 replies · 797+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | September 24, 2008 | Megan Woolhouse
    Tewksbury may be a picturesque New England town, but a fight over a pig farm's stench has the community in an uproar, frustrating public officials and turning neighbors into bitter enemies. Today, one of the largest pig farms in the state sits in the midst of a growing suburban community of 30,000. Pigs live in neighborhoods where sport utility vehicles rule and backyard swimming pools are increasingly the norm. At Krochmal Farm, named for farmers who tilled the land generations ago, more than 900 pigs live in a barn perched atop a 500,000 gallon manure pit, all of which sits...
  • Dispute over pig farm leads to showdown (Pig Farms and Paint Rollers)

    03/06/2007 4:34:21 PM PST · by ElkGroveDan · 2 replies · 348+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | Mar 5 2007 9:49 PM | JAMES BURGER
    A Rosedale neighborhood's battle over Louis Montgomery's pig farm spilled over into a brawl Sunday. Kern County deputies were called out to 2000 block of Dean Avenue to handle a dispute of a painted wall between neighbors. A Kern County deputy was hit over the head with a paint roller. Three people were arrested. Montgomery ended up in jail. Kern County sheriff's Deputy Steven Williams ended up covered in green paint and blood. For the past year some of Montgomery's neighbors on Dean Avenue have been fighting to prevent the 81-year-old and his family from keeping more than two pigs...
  • Developer Vows to Use Pig Farm As Revenge [ Makin' Bacon Ranch ]

    11/18/2005 4:54:43 AM PST · by TaxRelief · 44 replies · 1,469+ views
    Kinston Free Press ^ | November 17, 2005 | AP
    RATHDRUM, Idaho (AP) -- A developer has threatened to make a big stink after the Kootenai County Commission denied his request to rezone property he owns at the edge of town for a professional building. Specifically, Steve Nagel plans to park a pig farm on the site, with hundreds of squealing porkers greeting visitors to the northern Idaho town. (snip) Nagel doesn't want to be in the city because he would have to pay an estimated $300,000 to extend a sewer line a half-mile and a water line a mile under railroad tracks to the property. (snip)Nagel, a Rathdrum native,...
  • UN would be fine site for housing, Developers are eager

    11/30/2004 4:20:50 AM PST · by syriacus · 20 replies · 1,312+ views
    NY Sun Online and hard copy ^ | November 30, 2004 | Julie Satow
    The property of the United Nations is among the most valuable real estate in Manhattan and could prove to be a gold mine of residential development on the East Side were the world body to relocate, industry experts said. "This is a spectacular site that developers would be eager to develop," the head of planning for Rockrose Development Corporation, John McMillan, said. Rockrose is building a luxury residential development across the East River in Long Island City. "It doesn't get any better than this," Mr. McMillan said. "This site could fetch over $500 million, with residential and commercial developers alike...
  • Remains of five victims found at B.C. property of alleged killer

    12/10/2002 2:38:59 PM PST · by ValerieUSA · 9 replies · 224+ views
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | Tuesday, December 10, 2002 | AP
    PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. -- Police found remains of five of the 15 women Robert Pickton is accused of killing in their search of the pig farm he owns with his siblings, a defense lawyer said. Reading from an affidavit that complains the prosecution has given the defense insufficient information, lawyer Marilyn Sandford on Monday provided some of the first public details of the case against Pickton, 53, who faces 15 first-degree murder charges. A painstaking search of two properties - the pig farm on Dominion Avenue and a nearby plot where Pickton and his brother ran a party house known...
  • Woman a suspect in B.C. disappearances

    03/18/2002 12:47:17 PM PST · by ValerieUSA · 32 replies · 268+ views
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | Monday, March 18, 2002 | A P
    TORONTO -- Police are investigating a 34-year-old woman in the case of more than 50 women missing from Vancouver's gritty downtown east side, CBC's "Sunday Report" said. While Gina Houston has denied any connection with the missing women, mostly prostitutes and drug users, she told the program she believes she's the principal suspect still at large. Robert William Pickton, 52, the owner of a pig farm in suburban Port Coquitlam which has been the focus of an intense police investigation, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two of the women, Sereena Abotsway and...