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Gun control group wants TrackingPoint rifle sales banned to civilians
The National Gun Victims Action Council on Wednesday called publicly for TrackingPoint to ban sales to civilians, saying that only certain groups would buy the rifles. The NGVAC contends that hunters and sportsmen would not buy TrackingPoint’s Precision Guided Firearms, capable of firing aimed rounds out to 1,200 yards with ease... Read more
Australian Researchers Succeed in Breeding Rare Trout
AUSTRALIA – In a world first, researchers at The University of Western Australia and Western Australia’s Department of Fisheries have bred one of Australia’s rarest fish – the critically endangered Western Trout Minnow. Dr Craig Lawrence, a principal research scientist from the Department of Fisheries and an Adjunct Associate... Read more
Texas Sets Waterfowl Seasons for 2014-15
AUSTIN – Duck populations are the highest since North American surveys began in 1955, and as a result Texas will enjoy for the 20th consecutive year the most liberal waterfowl hunting season framework allowable. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved waterfowl seasons for Texas at its Thursday, Aug.... Read more
Crocodile faces off with 3 lions on African wildlife reserve (Video)
A new video posted online Monday shows a crocodile face off with a pack of lions at an African reserve. “My family and I managed to catch an extremely rare event on camera during our recent trip to the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya,” the individual who captured the... Read more
High school student says he was arrested for killing dinosaur in class assignment
NBC12.com – Richmond, VA News SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) – A 16-year-old Summerville High School student says he was arrested Tuesday morning and suspended after writing about killing a dinosaur using a gun. Alex Stone said he and his classmates were told in class to write a few sentences about... Read more
Jet Skier crashes into humpback whale, catches dramatic moment on camera (Video)
This daredevil Jet Skier had an extremely close call after crashing into a humpback whale as he cruised a wave. The adrenaline junkie was riding off the coast of Iceland when the gigantic marine mammal appeared out of nowhere. Dramatic head-cam footage shows him hitting the beast on the... Read more
Watch CNN’s Don Lemon try to define ‘automatic weapon’ (Video)
A first rule of journalism is to know what you’re talking about. This goes double for broadcast journalists who have occasion to interface with guests. Apparently CNN’s Don Lemon was absent from J school the day they taught this important lesson. In this exchange with conservative radio host Ben Ferguson Lemon... Read more
San Antonio-area man scores world record fish in lake near New Braunfels
SAN ANTONIO – Charles Dewey is no stranger to fishing records, but his latest is a first. The retired Universal City police officer who now fishes five times a week has more than 100 current state records. However, Dewey, 56, has never held a world record, until now. Dewey’s... Read more