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Washington: State’s Largest Law Enforcement Group Opposes Initiative 594

As a result of an in-depth debate between the National Rifle Association and the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility (WAGR), the Washington Council of Police and Sheriffs (WACOPS) has joined the Washington State Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association (WSLEFIA) in opposing the 18-page gun control measure, Initiative 594, on the Wash…
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America’s Largest Gun Shop Abruptly Dropped by Credit Card Co. — and the Reason Will Have You Shaking Your Head in Disbelief

The Hyatt Gun Shop of Charlotte, N.C., has been doing business for the last four years with  a subsidiary of Visa — a key Obama campaign donor — that specializes in credit card transactions.

But the subsidiary, Authorize.net/CyberSource, reportedly has ended its relationship with the nation’s largest gun store for a reason that might get you scratching your head.

Because the Hyatt Gun Shop sells, well, guns.

Americas Largest Gun Store    Hyatt Gun Shop    Abruptly Dropped by Credit Card Co. for Selling Guns

Image source: Hyatt Gun Shop web site

Bon Appetit: Inside Vienna’s largest snail farm


Andreas Gugumuck owns Vienna’s largest snail farm, exporting snails, snail-caviar and snail-liver all over the world. The gourmet snails are processed using old traditional cooking techniques and some are sold locally to Austrian gourmet restaurants. [...]
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One of the Largest Creatures in the Ocean Washes Ashore in Rhode Island

Basking Shark Washes Ashore in Rhode Island

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WESTERLY, R.I. (TheBlaze/AP) — A 28-foot-long dead basking shark has washed ashore on a Rhode Island beach.

The Day of New London (Conn.) reports that a homeowner in the Misquamicut beach area of Westerly reported the shark to police on Sunday morning.

“Police then contacted the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management which then asked Mystic Aquarium to investigate,” The Day writes.

Nation’s Largest Theater Slashes Hours For Thousands of Employees, Blames ‘Obamacare’

Regal Entertainment Group Says Obamacare Forcing it to Shorten Employees Work Weeks

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Regal Entertainment Group, the nation’s largest movie theater chain, cut the hours of thousands of non-salaried employees — and now the company explains that it’s in preparation for implementation of the Affordable Care Act (i.e. “Obamacare”).

The company, which operates more than 500 theaters in 38 states, “last month rolled back shifts for non-salaried workers to 30 hours per week, putting them under the threshold at which employers are required to provide health insurance,” FoxNews.com reports.