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SeaWorld announces plans to revamp killer whale habitats

SeaWorld announces plans to revamp killer whale habitats

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 15 (UPI) --SeaWorld announced Friday it would be expanding and upgrading its killer whale habitats after shares fell by 33 percent in the second quarter.
Aileen Graef
SeaWorld killer whale case back in court

SeaWorld killer whale case back in court

Nov. 13 (UPI) -- SeaWorld returned to court Tuesday to continue the more than three-year legal battle over whether trainers should be able to work in close proximity with killer whales after a series of incidents cast concerns over safety.
Gabrielle Levy

Navy agrees to restrict sonar

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has agreed to restrict the use of sonar during its training exercises as part of a deal with environmental groups, officials said.

Amish mother names newborn for slain girl

NICKEL MINES, Pa., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The new mother of an Amish baby has named her daughter after one of the five young girls slain in a Pennsylvania schoolhouse by a gunman this month. Identified only as Lydia, the 22-year-old woman was in the schoolhouse on Oct. 2 when heavily armed Charle

First slain Amish schoolgirls buried

NICKEL MINES, Pa., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The Amish community Thursday buried four of the victims of this week's Nickel Mines, Pa., shooting in private services under bright skies.

Amish school killer claimed molestations

NICKEL MINES, Pa., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The man who shot 10 girls at a Nickel Mines, Pa., Amish school told his wife before the attacks he had molested two children 20 years ago.

Author Saul Bellow dies at age 89

BROOKLINE, Mass., April 5 (UPI) -- Saul Bellow, a Nobel laureate, Pulitzer Prize winner and one of the most acclaimed U.S. authors, died Tuesday in his home in Brookline, Mass., at age 89.

Humane group wants whale shows stopped

SAN ANTONIO, July 30 (UPI) -- An animal protection group wants SeaWorld to stop staging interactive shows with humans and killer whales in the wake of an incident in San Antonio.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Despite well known dangers about swimming in quarries and gravel pits, the United States this summer has seen nine people drown -- in Pennsylvania, Indiana, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Vermont.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International
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