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Trailer fire on I70 near Kansas City kills at least 4 horses

Nov. 26, 2021 16:35 PM EST

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a trailer loaded with horses caught fire Friday on a stretch of Interstate 70 near Kansas City, killing at least four animals. Th Missouri State Highway Patrol said in a tweet that the fire happened just west of Grain Valley....

Shuttle proposal for Sedona hikers proposed for this spring

Nov. 21, 2021 09:49 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Visitors and locals wanting to hike two of Sedona’s most popular trails might not be able to park near trailheads come spring 2022. The idea is to help reduce a problem that has plagued the area for years – ongoing complaints about congestion,...

International star Ecurie D DK wins Breeders Crown Open Trot

Oct. 30, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — International star Ecurie D DK was an impressive winner Saturday in the $650,000 Breeders Crown Open Trot at the Meadowlands Racetrack. The 5-year-old is 2 for 2 since arriving in the U.S. He won 15 of 21 starts in Europe before winning the...

Rebuff wins Colt & Gelding Trot to kick off Breeders Crown

Oct. 29, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rebuff won the Colt & Gelding Trot to kick off Breeders Crown weekend at the Meadowlands Racetrack. The track presented four stakes, each worth $600,000, for 2-year-olds on a rainy, windy Friday night. The eight...

Tennessee warning horse owners of West Nile danger

Oct. 28, 2021 04:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s state veterinarian this week reminded horse owners to protect their animals from West Nile Virus after a horse in Weakley County that contracted the disease had to be euthanized. Horse owners should work with a veterinarian to...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Oct. 25, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

Detroit News. Oct. 21, 2021. Editorial: Protest exposes Line 5 security risk The protest at a Line 5 pumping station in Michigan’s Thumb appears to have been frivolous — a dozen or so young activists mostly hanging out in a parking lot listening...

Ex-Vice President Pence joins Indiana horse ride for vets

Oct. 10, 2021 14:21 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence climbed on horseback during an Indiana ride by a veterans group trying to reduce suicides among military veterans. Pence joined members of the nonprofit organization BraveHearts during a Saturday ride in Fort...

Researchers hunt graves at Montana's Rosebud Battlefield

Oct. 10, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

BUSBY, Mont. (AP) — It was the early afternoon of June 17, 1876, when a bullet ripped through Cpt. Guy Henry’s cheek. For several hours, he was one of more than 2,000 people fighting in the largest battle of the Plains Wars. The fighting involved...

Alabama police officer arrested on animal cruelty charges

Sep. 24, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

MIDFIELD, Ala. (AP) — A police officer in an Alabama town near Birmingham is free on bond after being arrested on charges of animal cruelty. Midfield Police Officer Cameroun Tremble, 46, surrendered at the Jefferson County Jail on Thursday to face two misdemeanor counts...

Some Argentines turn to unusual pandemic pets for comfort

Sep. 23, 2021 11:35 AM EDT

Millions of people have found solace during the pandemic in cuddling a dog or cat. For a few, comfort comes in other forms — those of a horse or a pig, perhaps a possum-like sugar glider or even a tarantula. As the new coronavirus began to circulate last year, Luciana...