Tag: Animal rights

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‘Unlikely advocate’ Michael Vick meets with lawmakers on ‘pets in cars’ bill

*Steelers quarterback Michael Vick is making good on a promise that he would advocate for animal safety locally. Vick is scheduled to meet with Pennsylvania lawmakers Tuesday in support of PA House Bill 1516, or the pets in cars bill, which would give cops authority to rescue dogs and cats from cars due to unsafe … Continue reading Michael Vick Meeting With Lawmakers on ‘Pets In Cars’ Bill: ‘I Know I’m an Unlikely Advocate’ →

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Miss Connecticut wins Miss USA contest in Vegas, Miss S.C. 5th runner up

Fifth runner-up Miss South Carolina Megan Pickney walks the runway during the introductions of the Miss USA 2013 pageant, June 16, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jeff Bottari) by Hannah Dreier LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 25-year-old contestant from Connecticut won the title of Miss USA in Las Vegas on Sunday night. Erin Brady of South Glastonbury, Conn., won the beauty pageant at the Planet Hollywood hotel-casino after strutting in a white sparkly gown and answering a question about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding widespread DNA tests. Asked if she agreed with the decision, Brady said she did.