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Man used bleach to kill $20,000 worth of competitor’s bait fish, say cops
Alexander Ramer found a way to kill off the competition, say police. The Lake Worth man is accused of boating to a Boynton Beach man’s house and pouring bleach on the man’s live bait fish, killing at least $20,000 worth of them. The reason? Police say Ramer, 25, is... Read more
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Grants Itself Authority to Shut Down Any Business at Anytime…Guess What Industry is First on the List…
Last week the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, through the power of Dodd-Frank, passed a rule giving the agency unprecedented power to shut down businesses, no matter what the reason, at any time it wishes through a cease-and-desist order. Further, the rule puts businesses at the mercy of the CFPB... Read more
On All Continents Except One, There Are Spiders That Actually Do This
The image of a spider sitting in a web just waiting for its prey — usually an insect — to become trapped doesn’t apply to all arachnids. In fact, scientists recently found more spiders than previously thought exhibit semi-aquatic lifestyles. That’s right: There are spiders out there with the... Read more
Video Recounts History of First ShareLunker, a Fish Called Ethel
ATHENS—A seven-minute video about the most famous largemouth bass ever caught in Texas is now available for viewing on YouTube. “The Legend of Ethel” tells the story of how a 17.67-pound bass caught in November 1986 became the first fish entered into Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s ShareLunker Program... Read more
Five Persons Sentenced in Connection with Texas Game Warden Assaults
AUSTIN — One of two men arrested last fall for assaulting two Texas game wardens following a high-speed pursuit in Limestone County has been sentenced to 30 years in prison following guilty pleas to five felonies stemming from the case. Four other individuals whose role in the case became... Read more
California: Ammunition Registration Bill Still Pending on Assembly Floor, Vote Likely this Thursday
Yesterday, the state Assembly did not take up anti-gun Senate Bill 53, so it is still awaiting its final vote.  The next chance for SB 53 to be considered on the Assembly floor is this Thursday, June 19.   It’s CRITICAL that you contact your state Assemblyman TODAY and urge... Read more
Strange underwater sea creature caught on camera in the Gulf of Mexico (video)
As our sister site Chron.com reported yesterday, a video taken two years ago by a Gulf rig camera has surfaced on YouTube. According to the news blog Zeibiz, scientists believe this enormous jellyfish is the rarely seen depstaria reticulum. These bizarre jellyfish can be up to two feet wide... Read more
AL man sentenced after “cannonballing” endangered manatees
ORLANDO, FL (WSFA) – He dubbed himself “Tayla the manatee slaya” but after posting video on a social networking site showing his adventures in “cannonballing” an endangered manatee and her calf, it’s he who’s being slayed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Alabama man, 22-year-old Taylor Blake... Read more