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Someone Put Up A New Warning Sign For Motorists In Prairie View, Texas
Offbeat  (tags: Prairie View, Texas, Warning Sign, Traffic violation, Sandra Bland )

Dandelion
- 41 days ago - dailykos.com
Small infractions are leading to high penalties includes death. It was important that a new sign be placed up for other drivers to read.
The Alamo Receives World Heritage Status From the UN
Offbeat  (tags: alamo, texas, world, heritage, un, mexicans, battle )

Scooby
- 58 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The United States has succeeded in its bid to 'Remember the Alamo,' after the U.N. cultural body approved its status as a world heritage site Sunday.
No Charges for Texas Veterinarian Who Killed Cat With Bow and Arrow
Offbeat  (tags: Texas, vet, kills, tiger, cat, bow, arrow )

Scooby
- 68 days ago - cbsnews.com
A Houston-area veterinarian who killed a cat with a bow and arrow will not face charges at this time after an Austin County grand jury declined to indict her for animal cruelty.
At Least Eight Linked to Theft, Beating Death of Emu in Texas
Offbeat  (tags: emu, beating, dead, texas )

Save Anim
- 186 days ago - msn.com
Eight people have either been arrested or cited by police for their roles in stealing an emu in a rural Texas town and beating it to death, the Comanche County Sheriff's Department said on Thursday.
Man, 21, Charged With Animal Cruelty After Tying Donkey Up to His Pick-Up Truck and Dragging the Animal for THREE Miles
Offbeat  (tags: Texas, animal cruelty, man, donkey, tied )

Scooby
- 197 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A 21-year-old man in Montgomery County, Texas was arrested on Saturday after tying a donkey to his Toyota pick-up truck and towing the animal several miles.
Matthew McConaughey's Rep Denies He Owns Hunting Ranch After Animal Rights Activists Launch Petition Attacking Him
Offbeat  (tags: Matthew McConaughey, ranch, denies, Texas, hunting, trips )

Scooby
- 209 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Matthew McConaughey has become embroiled in an animal rights scandal after he was named as the co-founder of a ranch offering 'canned hunting' trips.
Texas Executes Man Despite Intellectual Disability, IQ of 67
Offbeat  (tags: execution, disability, Texas, USA )

Ray
- 215 days ago - rt.com
The state of Texas executed Robert Ladd on Thursday via lethal injection, after the Supreme Court rejected arguments from the American Civil liberties Union (ACLU) that he was mentally impaired and ineligible for the death penalty.
Taking Your Phone to Bed Might Lead to a Fire.
Offbeat  (tags: phone, bed, fire, girl, texas, sleep, americans, business, children, culture, health, humans, safety, society )

Lone
- 220 days ago - ba-bamail.com
VIDEO: This is the story of a little girl from Texas and how her phone nearly burned her is her sleep.
Texas Clubs Latest Auction: Your Chance to Hunt An Elephant for $20,000
Offbeat  (tags: Texas, Dallas, safari, auction, hunting, elephants )

Scooby
- 227 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A Texas hunting club is planning to auction the chance to hunt an elephant in Africa.
Stolen Tiny Home Recovered
Offbeat  (tags: tiny, house, home, stolen, recovered, San Antonio, Texas )

Isaac
- 240 days ago - mysanantonio.com
The owner of a 228-square-foot home, which was reported stolen on Dec. 20, has posted on his blog that the tiny home has been found...
Why Texas Is Closing Prisons in Favour of Rehab
Offbeat  (tags: Prisons, Rehab, Texas, USA )

Ray
- 273 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The US is known for its tough criminal justice system, with an incarceration rate far larger than any comparable country. So why is it that Republicans in Texas are actively seeking to close prisons, asks Danny Kruger,
'Mentally Ill' Texas Inmate Appeals Against Execution
Offbeat  (tags: inmate, execution, mentally ill, Texas, USA )

Ray
- 273 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Lawyers for a schizophrenic Texas inmate set to be executed this week have called on the US Supreme Court to halt the lethal injection.
Texas Chupacabra Caught on Camera?
Offbeat  (tags: chupacabra, video, interesting, Texas )

Giana
- 568 days ago - nbcnews.com
Interesting.
Abandoned Walmart Is Now America's Largest Library
Offbeat  (tags: library, books, reclaim, abandoned, Texas, McAllen )

Dawn
- 758 days ago - weburbanist.com
This is awesome!!!!
You Did It!!! Texas Bans Gas Chambers for Animals!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, ban, Texas )

CherAway
- 841 days ago - behumane.org
Thanks to you and animal lovers all over the country, gas chambers are now banned in the great state of Texas!
 

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