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Is The Death Of Dog Racing Near?

AP | By FERNANDO PEINADO | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green

MIAMI (AP) — A mural-sized photograph at Flagler Dog Track celebrates the good old days, decades gone: Men and women in their finest clothes lean ag...

The Abomination of Greyhound Racing

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 05.05.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

Causes of greyhound deaths included including fatal injuries suffered during or after races, and heat stroke. Fifty-one of the dead greyhounds were under 3 years old; the two youngest dogs were both 17 months old. These majestic, perfectly healthy, gentle and loving animals were essentially run to death.

Daddy's Little Shill: Memories of a Gambler's Daughter

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

Before I tell you how, as a two-year old, I was my daddy's shill, let me tell you a bit about him. Daddy was a "professional gambler," if betting dail...

Election 2008 Odds and Ends -- Waiting for Missouri and Alaska, Pro-Marijuana Initiatives and More...

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We have had a virtual news blackout on what is going on in the two states we're waiting for -- Missouri's presidential results, and Alaska's senatorial results. Here is what I managed to find out.