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Are US catfish safe to eat?

Catfish, those whiskered bottom-feeders, might soon have to pass a more rigorous inspection process before ending up in your grocery store or favorite po’ boy sandwich shop, thanks to the new Agriculture Act. The legislation sets much needed deadlines for the

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Cat loses weight on treadmill? (video)

Weird videos seem to be a favorite with TF&G newsletter reads. Well here’s one that has to be seen to be believed. Plus, it has some good tips for pet owners.

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A&E Insider: It’s Likely the Beginning of the End for ‘Duck Dynasty’

As the fallout from Phil Robertson’s comments on homosexuality continues to rain down, some say its time to put a fork in “Duck Dynasty,” while others think the hit show has a few quacks left in it. On Wednesday, following

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5-Year-Old Suspended for Making Gun Gesture, Playing Army at School

A 5-year-old boy was reportedly suspended from schoolafter making a gun gesture with his hand on the playground. His father, David Hendrix, was furious when he found out his son was issued a suspension for the gesture.  “He was playing army on the

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Scared of Guns, Missouri Lawmakers Want to Arm Teachers With Pepper Spray to Combat Active Shooters

A Kansas City lawmaker says Missouri should arm school teachers with pepper spray as an alternative to guns. State Senator Jason Holsman (D) says his measure is a direct response to Missouri Republican efforts to allow teachers to carry loaded

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Deer Hunters Prompt “Men With Guns” Calls, Lockdown Schools in Ohio

Authorities were called twice on Wednesday to investigate suspicious men with rifles. The men became substantially less suspicious when people realized that last week was Ohio’s season for hunting deer with guns.  In the first case, Pickerington North High School

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Despite Attacks, California Passes Law Requiring Non-Lethal Response in Handling Mountain Lions

Wildlife advocates, a state senator and the mayor of Half Moon Bay gathered Sunday to celebrate a new law that protects mountain lions and cubs that wander into human territory but pose no imminent threat to human life. SB 132,

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