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  • So, I've been gone for a little while -

    04/11/2014 1:09:41 PM PDT · by Tennessee_Bob · 60 replies
    Self | Today | Tennessee_Bob
    How's everyone doing? Been a member for awhile, but it's been awhile since I was here. So, what's changed? Where's the beer and the single women?
  • Moose research flawed,expert tells court

    04/08/2014 5:58:18 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 19 replies
    The Telegram ^ | April 08, 2014 | Mark Rendell The Telegram
    Serious flaws have marred the province’s strategy to reduce moose-vehicle collisions, says wildlife expert Tony Clevenger. According to Clevenger, Newfoundland’s moose control policy between 2003 and 2011 was based on flawed science. And the collision mitigation methods in place at that time — public awareness campaigns, signs and brush cutting — were ineffective and poorly managed. Clevenger, a Montana State University research scientist based in Alberta, testified Tuesday in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador as part of the ongoing class-action lawsuit involving moose-vehicle collisions. “I can see no explanation why the Newfoundland Department of Transportation and Works has...
  • Charlotte [NC] Catholic High calls meeting for parents after uproar over [sister's] speech

    03/28/2014 3:40:07 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 34 replies
    Charlotte Observer ^ | 03/27/2014 | Tim Funk
    Charlotte Catholic High School has invited parents to a meeting Wednesday night to air concerns many of them – and their kids – had about a recent speaker's comments about homosexuality, divorce and single parents. Sister Jane Dominic Laurel, a Dominican nun based in Nashville, Tenn., addressed a student assembly on March 21. Days later, some students launched an online petition that called her comments "offensive and unnecessarily derogatory." A record of the comments was not available. But students attending told their parents she criticized gays and lesbians and made inflammatory remarks about single and divorced parents.... Some students told...
  • Otter Mounts Bloody Rampage in Burger Bar

    03/12/2014 4:53:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    The Local ^ | 12 Mar 2014
    A wounded otter ran amok in a fast food restaurant in western Norway on Tuesday, terrorising the restaurant's owners and giving the wildlife officer sent to subdue it a nasty nip on the finger. Ouch! Crab grabs otter by the eyebrow (08 Aug 13) The animal, which appeared to have been hit by a ferry propeller, lurched breathing heavily into Skippys Fast Food in Molde, near Ålesund, a large gash on one leg and damage to its face. The restaurant's owner, Mohamed Rashed, rang the police in panic. "We did not know what kind of animal it was. I have...
  • Pistol Defense Against Moose Attack

    03/01/2014 6:25:16 PM PST · by marktwain · 70 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 March, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    In this dramatic video, a snowmobiler is traveling along a remote snowmobile trail.   A moose is blocking the trail, and the snowmobiler does everything they can to defuse the situation without bloodshed.  They make considerable noise to warn the moose that they are there.  Snowmobiles do not have a reverse, and the track is narrow and hemmed in by thick woods.  To get off the snowmobile would make the snowmobiler much more vulnerable.   In the deep, fluffy snow, he and or his machine are likely to bog down.   Unknown to the viewer, a companion snowmobiler is coming up...
  • (Video) Moose on the Loose! Cantankerous Calf Attacks Biologist in Maine

    02/24/2014 3:52:51 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014 | Stephen Rex Brown
    Wes Livingston had collared and hog-tied the mad moose as part of a state-run tracking project.A biologist given the unenviable task of releasing a captured baby moose in Maine ended up on the wrong end of the angry animal’s hoof. Wes Livingston, a contractor working on a state-run moose project, captured the frightening encounter with the calf he’d just netted and collared on head-mounted camera. The video filmed near near Jackman, Maine was posted on the Bangor Daily News. After freeing the creature it turned on Livingston, pummeling him with its hooves. He seemed to admire the moose’s tenacity. “You...
  • MOOSE ATTACKS WOMAN IN SMITHERS, BC

    02/15/2014 3:04:16 PM PST · by kingattax · 39 replies
    Sun News ^ | 2-15-14
    An agitated moose in Smithers, B.C., was caught on video attacking a bystander with its front legs. Laryne Gamble, who uploaded the video to Facebook on Feb. 12, wrote that she decided to pull over when she saw the animal standing on the side of the road. She said she wanted to record a snippet of the action because her sister-in-law had never seen a moose. The animal then started walking toward a woman who had passed by, kicking her from behind on the shoulder. That’s when the video cuts off. “I really hope the lady is okay,” Gamble stated....
  • Callers Help Officials Track Loose Moose in Eastern Iowa

    12/08/2013 7:57:17 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 12 replies
    KCRG ^ | 12-7-13 | AP
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  • Would you eat cheese made from HUMAN FEET and ARMPITS?

    11/21/2013 1:18:51 PM PST · by Red Badger · 57 replies
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | PUBLISHED: 12:52 EST, 21 November 2013 | UPDATED: 13:07 EST, 21 November 2013 | By Rachel Reilly
    Scientists create stomach-churning delicacies using skin bacteria.............. It's long been known than a smelly pair of feet bears more than a slight resemblance to a block of ripe cheese, but scientists have taken this link to the next level. Experts have made the stomach-churning creations using bacteria from the human foot as well as a belly button and even an armpit. Scientist Christina Agapakis and scent expert Sissel Tolaas gathered microbes for their project 'Selfmade' which recently debuted at an exhibition about synthetic biology in Dublin. Ms Tolaas said on her website: 'Selfmade is a series of ‘microbial sketches’, portraits...
  • Hiker Finds Cow Moose Stuck on Ledge

    11/15/2013 9:05:50 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Billings Gazette ^ | Brett French
    In all the times Brett Ball has hiked and scrambled along the cliffs and trails at Four Dances Natural Area, he’s never seen anything as unusual as when he spotted a cow moose stranded on a ledge Thursday afternoon. “I was shocked,” he said. “I saw something move, but it was down in the shade. I couldn’t believe it was a moose.” Ball grew up in the 1970s along the nearby Yellowstone River and now lives in Lockwood, just east of the Bureau of Land Management’s Four Dances Natural Area. The area is 765 acres of rolling hills, huge boulders,...
  • Moose hunter accidentally shoots man sitting on toilet

    10/30/2013 7:40:49 PM PDT · by BerryDingle · 16 replies
    Sky News ^ | 30 Oct 13 | Sky News
    A moose hunter in Norway accidentally shot a man who was using the toilet. According to News.Sky.com, the rifleman was aiming for a moose, but his bullet pierced a wooden wall of a vacation home behind the animal and struck the man. The man, in his 70s, was rushed to the hospital by helicopter and his injury was not thought to be life-threatening. The hunter was detained for questioning, News.Sky.com reported. The moose escaped unharmed.
  • Sitting Target: Norwegian Hunter Misses Moose But Bags Man in Cabin Toilet

    10/26/2013 3:20:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    Guardian ^ | Thursday 24 October 2013
    Police question moose hunter after 75-year-old man survives shot to the stomach while answering call of natureA Norwegian hunter took aim at a moose but missed and accidentally hit a man sitting on the toilet in a nearby cabin, police said. The bullet whizzed past the animal, pierced the wooden wall behind it and struck the man, in his 70s, in the stomach, the force told public broadcaster NRK.
  • Boater tried to climb aboard swimming moose

    10/01/2013 10:15:49 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 28 replies
    TheChronicleJournal ^ | October 1, 2013 | staff reporter
    A man from Dryden and another from Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., have been fined a total of $2,500 after the Ministry of Natural Resources received complaints about boaters harassing a cow moose. Court heard that Dryden District conservation officers responded to public complaints on July 29 of people harassing a moose with their boat in Outlet Bay on Eagle Lake west of the city. Several witnesses provided evidence to the officers, including a video showing a boat circling a swimming moose.
  • 5 Most Expensive Cheeses in the World

    09/20/2013 5:19:38 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | Laura Cozzolino
    “Well and what’s cheese? Corpse of milk,” said James Joyce. Cheese is probably the most popular dairy product in the world and there are a lot of “corpses of milk” around: some of which are rare and incredibly expensive. Here are the 5 highest priced cheeses in the world. 5. Caciocavallo Podolico – 70 euro/kg; US $42/pound This cheese, meaning “Horse Cheese,” is traditional and very popular in the south of Italy. It is not made from horse’s milk, rather its name originates from the fact that in the past, it was hung from horses so it could be transported...
  • Angry Moose Vandalizes Norwegian School

    09/10/2013 3:08:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mon Sep 9, 2013
    An angry moose, probably upset by its own reflection, smashed through the glass doors of a Norwegian school at the weekend. SNIP Eid believes the moose must have seen her own reflection in the glass door and charged towards it. SNIP
  • Baby Moose Gets Ride In Canadian Mountie's Cruiser

    06/24/2013 10:54:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    UPI ^ | June 24, 2013
    A Canadian Mountie gave a possibly orphaned baby moose a ride in a cruiser to an animal protection group that is caring for it, the group's manager says. The calf, about 3 or 4 weeks old, drew a crowd Sunday along the Trans-Canada Highway near Appleton, Newfoundland, Bonnie Harris of the Gander Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. "The moose was crying out for its mom, but no sign of her," Harris saiid. "A couple of people from the Glenwood area had said that there were two moose hit in the last week...
  • Truck carrying fireworks hits moose on highway, shuts down road for 5.5 hours, lights up sky

    06/08/2013 3:11:12 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 42 replies
    National Post ^ | JUNE 7, 2013
    A truck carrying fireworks hit a moose near Wawa, Ontario, early Friday morning, shutting down the Trans Canada Highway for five-and-a-half hours and creating an impressive fireworks display as the truck burned.
  • Woman Injured by Moose Near Grand Lake Prompts Warnings

    06/06/2013 3:47:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    Denver Post | 06/06/2013
    Woman Injured by Moose Near Grand Lake Prompts Warnings
  • It MOOSE be love! Amorous animal gets to grips with young lover (It's just a statue)

    06/03/2013 11:01:34 AM PDT · by VA Voter · 26 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 6/3/2013 | Matt Blake
    It can get lonely on the windswept plains of northern Colorado and finding love can be tricky. But as this lovestruck moose so athletically demonstrates, romance can be found anywhere if you really concentrate... especially if you put your partner on a pedestal. The unidentified moose has shaken townsfolk in Grand Lake, Colorado, to their bones after he was caught having sex with a statue of a moose.
  • BREAKING! Mike Zullo: NOTHING Can Stop Us Now - exclusive interview (6-1-13)

    06/02/2013 7:57:49 AM PDT · by NoGrayZone · 36 replies
    Great interview with Mike Zullo, part of Sherrif Joes posse convention with other law enforcement across the country. If posted already....OOPS, sorry. I admit I didn't look for it. Just heard it and HAD to post. And if it was already posted, I didn't see it, as I'm sure many FReepers didn't.
  • How I Became a Franciscan Sister

    05/28/2013 5:48:37 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    When I was asked during my grade school years, “What are you going to be when you grow up?” my standard answer would be, “Either an opera singer or a Sister!” That was quite a range. It is easy to tell which one became a reality. Franciscan-Sister-RenitaOn a hot Sunday morning in August, I was born in Manitowoc, Wisconsin to Anita Broecker Tadych and Zenon Tadych. I have two younger sisters, Dorothy and Caroline (Kitty). My mother died when I was three years old. Some years later my father remarried, and we were blessed with Lillian, “our Mom,” and LaVerne,...
  • Nun, 83, Found Guilty of Intent to Injure National Security at Nuclear Complex

    05/09/2013 2:07:48 PM PDT · by NYer · 52 replies
    Creative Minority Report ^ | May 9, 2013 | Matthew Archbold
    Sister Megan Rice of the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity was reportedly found guilty of two felonies related to her breaking into a nuclear weapons production facility in Tennessee. Sentencing for the Villanova and Boston College graduate is expected to take place later this week. Sister Megan could face up to thirty year in the joint. In the past, she's spent 6 months in jail for her "protests. It seems that Sister, along with two other "activists" cut through the chain link fence, illegally entered the property, caused damage to the tune of over $1,000. And...
  • What is going on here?

    04/13/2013 6:07:23 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 70 replies
    ME | April 13, 2013 | swampsniper
    Why don't my posts appear right away all of a sudden? Is this something new?
  • White House Atty. And Anti-Birther Internet 'Trolls' Claim Re Acts Of Criminal Political Activism

    Four years ago today, on St. Patrick’s Day 2009, Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret.) filed a criminal complaint of treasonagainst Barack Hussein Obama after he allowed U.S. Army soldiers to deploy into Samson, AL to perform law enforcement duties in violation of the Posse Comitatus Act, which the Army Inspector General confirmed several months later after completing its investigation. The Post & Email can report that a group of Obama supporters at “The Fogbow” includes an attorney working in the White House by his own admission. Trolls who have reportedly been paid to post Obama-supportive and distracting comments register at...
  • (X) Moose (X) Sister ( ) Cheese

    03/05/2013 7:59:24 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 47 replies
    Norway | 3/5/2013 | By Laz A. Mataz
  • I'm so stupid, I signed up and got the Zot.

    12/21/2004 12:25:42 PM PST · by hk409 · 36,137 replies · 219,508+ views
  • I Missed My Ten Year Anniversary

    12/04/2012 12:48:57 AM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 56 replies
    Freerepublic.com ^ | December 3, 2012 | Melanie Phillips
    It's been a good ten years. Thanks to ArmyAirCorps; Cindy; LS; Kathy in Alaska; Ms. Behavin; Old Sarge; Nachum; azamericonnie; Jim Robinson; Neverdem; Lucyt; Slingsandarrows; grandeagle; mestamachine; kingprout; Biglook; backhoe; txradioguy; J Rios1968; darkwing104; blam; tigerlikesrooster and many more. I have enjoyed your posts and interaction during the years.
  • Moose Attack Sends Man Running for Cover

    09/25/2012 3:47:47 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    MyFoxAl ^ | Sep 12, 2012
    A man had to run for his life after a moose attacked him in his yard. The bull moose was about to hop on top of Brent Olson's car. He chased it away from his vehicle, grabbed his video camera and walked around his yard. But the moose's behavior quickly turned violent, and Olson ran for safety into his home and left the camera outside.
  • Driver swerves to avoid moose, hits bear instead

    08/17/2012 10:42:18 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 16 replies
    Reuters ^ | August. 16, 2012
    OSLO (Reuters) - A Norwegian driver who swerved his car on a rural road to avoid running into a moose hit a bear instead, authorities said on Thursday. The driver spotted the moose on a country road near Hanestad, 225 kilometres north of Oslo, around midnight on Wednesday, and tried to go around the animal, not realizing that a bear was also nearby. "The driver had lost a bit of speed as he tried to avoid the moose before hitting the bear," said Svein Erik Bjorke of the local wildlife authority, who was out in the forest searching for the...
  • From Speed Skating to Religious Life: Former Olympian on the Call to Join Franciscan--[Cath Caucus]

    07/29/2012 7:37:32 PM PDT · by Salvation · 10 replies
    Zanit.org ^ | JULY 27, 2012 | Ann Schneible
    From Speed Skating to Religious Life Former Olympian on the Call to Join Franciscan Order By Ann SchneibleLONDON, JULY 27, 2012 (Zenit.org).- With the London summer Olympics commencing today, a former Olympian – now a sister with the Community of the Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal in Leeds, England – shared with ZENIT her journey toward answering the call to the religious life.For CFR Sister Catherine Mary of the Holy Trinity the Olympics were a family affair. The Wisconsin native -- whose legal name is Kirstin Holum -- is the daughter of Dianne Holum, who gained international fame by becoming the first...
  • Firefox users beware! Stealth upgrade cycle going on!

    07/19/2012 9:10:55 PM PDT · by djf · 46 replies
    I have a machine I use rarely with an image of XP that WAS running Firefox 13.whateva... I booted it earlier, hit the FF icon, and it upgraded to 14.01 I immediately turned off auto updates, and now will have to go into the archives to reinstall 13 If you need older versions of software and browsers, a good site is Oldapps. http://www.oldapps.com/
  • A Liberal Sees the Light!

    07/03/2012 6:35:06 AM PDT · by Freestate316 · 33 replies
    July 3, 2012 | Vanity
    A lifelong liberal sees the light
  • Right Wing Anti-Americanism

    04/21/2012 10:30:54 PM PDT · by SHATNERFAN1706 · 116 replies
    You tube | Shatnerfan1706
    Oath Keepers is anti-American.
  • Five reasons Romney should pick Hillary as his VP (Vanity)

    04/11/2012 7:18:35 PM PDT · by NorthernCrunchyCon · 106 replies
    FreeRepublic - Vanity | April 11, 2012 | NorthernCrunchyCon
    5. It would shore up Romney's popularity with women voters. 4. A Romney/Hillary ticket would increase GOP appeal among moderates and independents in blue states and swing states, as well as minority voters concerned with Romney's Mormonism. 3. A Romney/Hillary ticket would distance the GOP from GW Bush, the Tea Party and the religious right in the minds of voters. 2. Hillary was born into and raised in an Republican establishment family. 1. The most important thing this election is to stop Obama before he can do four more years of damage.
  • Drunk Moose Found Stuck in Tree

    03/25/2012 11:35:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies · 4+ views
    KPIC ^ | Mar 25, 2012
    A seemingly intoxicated moose has been discovered entangled in an apple tree by a stunned Swede. Per Johansson says he heard a roar from his vacationing neighbor's garden in southwestern Sweden late Tuesday and went to have a look. There, he found a female moose kicking about in the tree. The animal was likely drunk from eating fermented apples. With the help of police and rescue services, the 45-year-old Johansson later managed to set the moose free in part by sawing off tree branches.
  • Police Shoot Aggressive Moose at High School

    03/08/2012 4:03:21 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    Homer News ^ | Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | Michael Armstrong
    An aggressive moose hanging out at the entrance to Homer High School about 12:30 p.m. Sunday charged several people leaving services of The Church On the Rock, held in the Alice Witte Gym at the school. No one was injured, but Homer Police eventually killed the moose after it later attacked a police officer. From 400 to 450 people typically attend services on Sunday, said Jared Baker, office administrator of the nondenominational church that rents the gym. Some people were trapped inside the school. One leader chased the moose off with a shovel. Unfortunately, the moose continued to be aggressive...
  • VANITY: Anyone else notice the popular keywords?

    02/29/2012 8:10:51 AM PST · by An American! · 17 replies · 1+ views
    freerepublic.com ^ | 2/29/2012 | Me
    Seems like after the crash yesterday the "Popular Keywords" all changed in the top right of the screen and were replaced with some that are completely bogus such as "tothemanorborn"???? I use this handy feature to quickly get to groups of tagged articles. Some of the missing ones that have been there for years are "palin" and "sarahpalin", santorum is new, and some of the others but a few old good ones like "banglist" are still there. Weird...
  • Moose Visit to Anchorage Hospital Goes Viral (Video)

    02/22/2012 3:06:53 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    The News Tribune ^ | Feb 21, 2012 | CASEY GROVE
    Straight from the wild to your computer screen: A photo of a moose that wandered into a local hospital entrance has gone viral. No, the moose isn't sick and was presumably not seeking medical treatment when it strolled into the garage at Providence Alaska Medical Center on Saturday. Instead, a picture of the unfortunate ungulate taken by a nurse over the weekend -- the moose is seen standing in a hospital entrance, stopped by a security guard -- went viral on Facebook, reposted more than 1,500 times by Tuesday night. But don't worry: No animals or humans were harmed in...
  • The Moose Whisperer: How an Animal Lover Became Friends With Jack the Giant

    02/19/2012 10:07:11 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 13th February 2012 | JILL REILLY
    The moose whisperer: How an animal lover became friends with Jack the giant... just don't mention her boyfriend!Vanessa Gibson has nurtured Jack since he was three days oldGiant Jack the moose stands six feet tall, weighs almost 1,000lbs and is very protective of his tiny best friend Vanessa Gibson. The 23-year-old has nurtured Jack since he was three days old and the enormous Alaskan moose is fiercely protective of her. Playing tag and run, and taking walks around the beautiful grounds of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre in Portage, Vanessa and three year old Jack are inseparable. Miss Gibson even...
  • Obama Blames Founding Fathers

    Pres. Obama: “Our Founders designed a system that makes it more difficult to bring about change than I would like sometimes.” Uh, that’s because the Founders were trying to prevent exactly what you are trying to do, Mr. President. They did not want the Federal Government to dominate the life of every citizen from cradle to grave. They wanted people to be free – to earn their own keep and keep what they earn. What a concept.
  • Moose-Vehicle Collisions at ‘Crisis’ Level

    02/05/2012 3:19:27 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman ^ | Saturday, February 4, 2012 | GREG JOHNSON
    Deep snows and blizzard-like conditions have combined to create a "moose emergency" in Southcentral. The group tasked with recovering moose hit by vehicles on local roads, Alaska Moose Federation, was rolling almost non-stop Thursday and Friday, responding to at least 15 collisions in 20 hours. "We had one truck with two moose on it," AMF Executive Director Gary Olson said. "Literally, a bull was hit in Eagle River on a curve, then a cow was hit by another car. They were (loaded) on the truck and we delivered them to a local church." Just a week after taking over as...
  • Washed in the Blood of Jesus!

    02/03/2012 8:41:21 PM PST · by One of the sons · 69 replies
    You know what? I have been watching this blog for some time and this is my first post. I seem to see those who take the name Christian, but through their post they don’t seem to baring much good fruit. A lot of the posts are slanderous to say the least. Some condemn Romney others condemn Gingrich etc. People we as Christians need to get down on our knees and first and foremost ask our LORD to forgive us of our Backslidden sinful ways (sin is sin with no degrees). God is the Person who will put our next president...
  • Heavy Snowfall Causes ‘Moose Emergency’ in Alaska

    02/02/2012 2:29:31 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    National Post ^ | Feb 1, 2012
    Heavy snows in parts of Alaska are taking a deadly toll on moose as deep snowdrifts force the animals into hazardous detours on plowed roads and railroad tracks, prompting one group to seek declaration of a “moose emergency.” State and local officials said the ambling animals are being killed in increasing numbers in rail and road collisions. In the Matanuska-Susitna Borough north of Anchorage, 315 moose have been killed in vehicle so far this winter, said Tim Peltier, a biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The average is roughly 270 for the winter, he said. The state-owned...
  • Newsflash

    01/26/2012 7:02:00 AM PST · by warchild9 · 240 replies
    WRAL Newsflash | 26 January 2012 | WRAL Raleigh
    She was going to get creamed in the general election, anyway.
  • Wife stops moose stomping with shovel

    01/23/2012 11:25:51 AM PST · by Rio · 36 replies
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | January 23rd, 2012 | LISA DEMER
    An agitated moose ran down and stomped a well-known Bush pilot from Willow, but he was saved when his wife grabbed a shovel from their pickup truck and whacked the big animal until it backed off.
  • Lost Hunters Use Moose Hide to Keep Warm

    12/08/2011 4:08:17 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    CBC ^ | Dec 8, 2011
    Western Newfoundland couple followed trail of young animal's blood CBC News Posted: A western Newfoundland couple used the hide of a freshly killed moose overnight Tuesday to keep warm after getting lost in the woods during a hunting trip near Gros Morne National Park. Stephen and Sheila Joyce said they lost their way after wounding a young moose and began following the trail of its blood. Shivering and soaking wet, they eventually caught up with the wounded animal. “My wife thought it would be a good idea to skin the calf and we could use the skin as a blanket....
  • Anita Perry, Rick's wife, now also organizing an Iowa Strike Force for him

    11/21/2011 10:17:15 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 122 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | November 19, 2011 | Andrew Malcolm
    Anita Perry, the 59-year-old wife of Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, has been very actively campaigning for him on her own all fall. Now, she's taken on a new assignment. Mrs. Perry has launched an online drive to recruit hundreds of volunteers for what she calls the Perry Strike Force. This would consist of Perry fans who would travel to Iowa and work across the state Jan. 2-4, getting out Perry caucus-goers to the hundreds of meeting sites on the evening of Jan. 3. (Don't worry, the BCS Championship Game is not until Jan. 9 this time.) "With over 1,700...
  • Woman Injured During 2-Vehicle Moose Crash

    11/18/2011 10:40:40 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    Morning Sentinel ^ | November 18 | ERIN RHODA
    A woman was injured Wednesday when her car ran into an injured moose that had already been struck by another vehicle. Phoebe Payne, 70, of Mount Vernon, was driving south on U.S. Route 201 when her 2005 Toyota Camry ran into a moose, according to a statement from Detective Lt. Carl Gottardi, with the Somerset County Sheriff's Office. The car, which Payne swerved in an attempt to avoid the moose, ended up in a ditch. It was destroyed. Payne was taken by ambulance to the Jackman Region Health Center with non life-threatening injures. The yearling moose was killed. Before Payne's...
  • Police Arrest Woman Suspected of Biting Two People Inside Store

    11/16/2011 7:29:22 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    KWGN ^ | November 16, 2011 | Tammy Vigil
    Police have arrested a 30-year-old woman suspected of biting two people at a Denver convenience store. The incident occurred about 10:30 p.m. Monday at the Barn Store at 4650 Tower Road. Police say it's one of the most unusual crimes they've seen. Emi Leyonia Coleman is accused of biting a store employee on the neck after asking the woman for a hug. She faces felony charges for the attacks. “I reached over (the counter) and gave her a hug. She had her face here (on her shoulder). I didn’t think anything of it. She latched on it. She was shaking...
  • Update: Moose Hunter Facing Numerous Charges After Woman Shot

    11/14/2011 1:58:12 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    The Telegram ^ | November 14, 2011
    Kevin Wayne Reddick, 35, appeared in provincial court in Gander this morning on charges related to an incident on Friday in which a woman was shot in the chest while she was near a pond off Philpott's Road, just outside the town of Lewisporte. The woman, who is from Little Burnt Bay, is in stable condition and is recovering in hospital, police say. Reddick, who was apparently moose hunting at the time, is facing charges including: careless use of a firearm; unauthorized possession of a firearm; possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized; possession of a weapon for...