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Perry Prepares to Deploy National Guard to Small Portion of Border
MCALLEN, Texas—Texas media outlets are reporting Texas Governor Rick Perry is preparing to deploy the Texas National Guard to portions of the Texas/Mexico border. State Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa (D-McAllen) confirmed the pending announcement of Perry’s decision to deploy 1,000 soldiers from the Texas National Guard to the border.... Read more
Tennessee Restaurant Sees Business Surge After Posting Pro-Carry Sign
A Tennessee restaurant is welcoming armed citizens. The decision was made after the owner read about a convenience store manager that was shot after putting up a “No Weapons Allowed” sign, and after she lost business because some customers thought that she did not allow armed citizens inside. From... Read more
Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Alaska  Read more
NOME, Alaska (AP) — A rare blue-colored red king crab was part of a fisherman’s catch earlier this month in Nome, Alaska. KNOM reports (http://is.gd/NQ1wSP) Frank McFarland found the blue crab in his pot when fishing on July Fourth off Nome. The blue crab is being kept alive at... Read more
Fish market owner to release 18-pound lobster
SCITUATE – The 18-pound, barnacle-encrusted lobster had seen better days. After evading for at least 75 years the fate met by countless other crustaceans, he found himself in an offshore trawler, ultimately ending up in the tank at Mullaney’s Fish Market in Scituate. Luckily for the lobster, store owner... Read more
Obama’s Latest Executive Order Slapping Russia With Sanctions Could Affect Some AK-47-Owning Americans
In response to Russia’s aggressive actions in Ukraine, the U.S. government has issued a number of new sanctions against Russian companies. Among the companies targeted is Kalashnikov Concern, the arms manufacturing company that makes AK-47s. Under the new sanctions, Americans who own a Kalashnikov Concern product, like an AK-47,... Read more
Alaska Man Uses .45 Handgun to Kill 9ft Grizzly Trying to Get Into His House
Not going to include this one in our formal count of defensive gun uses since we usually don’t count animal encounters, but it is certainly an example of using a firearm to possibly save lives. In this case, an Alaska man had to use his .45ACP handgun to shoot... Read more
Battle of man vs. fish captured by photographer
SARASOTA, Fla. — The old adage ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ holds true for the picture of Nick Halloran fighting a huge tarpon from his paddle board. The young avid fisherman, who lives in Lakewood Ranch, had a summer goal to catch a tarpon from his stand-up... Read more
He Was Simply Trying to Kill a Spider…With a Blowtorch…Guess How It Ended
SEATTLE (AP) — A man who used a can of spray paint and a lighter as a makeshift blowtorch to kill a spider in his laundry room started a blaze that caused $60,000 worth of damage, Seattle fire officials said Wednesday. The man and his mother got out of the... Read more