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Egypt’s once-reviled street dogs get chance at a better life

By ISABEL DEBRE | February 20, 2020

CAIRO (AP) — Karim Hegazi spends his days in a Cairo clinic taking care of animals long considered a menace in Egypt.Stray dogs roam in almost every Cairo neighborhood — lurking in construction sites, scavenging through trash and howling nightly atop...

Asian carp roundup in Kentucky opens new front in battle

By TRAVIS LOLLER and JOHN FLESHER | February 12, 2020

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — Like a slow-motion, underwater cattle drive, wildlife officials in a half-dozen aluminum boats used pulses of electricity and sound on a recent gray morning to herd schools of Asian carp toward 1,000-foot-long (305 meters) nets.The...

Court fight over lost dog survives after dog’s owner dies

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | February 8, 2020

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that a legal fight over a lost dog could continue in Mississippi, even after the dog's owner has died.The dispute is over a German shepherd named Max who jumped out a window and escaped from his...

US states join global push to ban animal-tested cosmetics

By MICHELLE L. PRICE | February 1, 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A growing number of U.S. states are considering a ban on the sale or import of cosmetics that have been tested on animals, as advocates argue testing products such as lotions, shampoos and makeup on rabbits, mice and rats is cruel and...

Safe Passage reaches to those in need

Safe Passage reaches to those in need

By Kyra Johnson | October 25, 2018

DeKALB — Lynnea Erickson Laskowski, director of prevention in communication and Kendal Baker, marketing and communication specialist of Safe Passage held Got a Minute?, which was a community services for dating violence event held Oct. 24 in Founders...

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