Stepping Up The Fight Against Elephant Poachers – Cbs News

Some 25,000 elephants a year are now being lost to poachers in Africa. “It’s the worst that it’s been in the last 30 years,” said Ian Craig. “It’s a steady deterioration, and it’s getting worse.” The Kenyan-born Craig leads conservation efforts for the Northern Rangelands Trust , an innovative partnership of nearly 20 wildlife conservancies. In years past, said Craig, the typical poacher was a solitary local simply trying to feed his family.
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Emmys: ‘Orange Is the New Black’s’ Uzo Aduba Nabs First Statuette – Hollywood Reporter

Uzo Aduba Creative Arts Emmys - H 2014

Aduba gives her celebrated Netflix series its first actingkudoat the Emmys, and was one of the streaming service’s seven awards announced during the evening. “I dont know how to say how incredibly impressed I am to be a part of this show day in, day out,” said a teary-eyed Aduba from the podium after presenter Morgan Freeman handed the awestruck actress her award. Backstage, the thirty-three year-old found herself on the verge of crying once again. “I feel so full, thats why the tears come out,” she told reporters, adding: “Im stuffed. My cup runneth over right now. Mission accomplished, thank you.” Aduba went on to discuss her admiration for show creator JenjiKohan. “The thing I love most about working with Jenji is her want and this burning need to tell the truth, and it doesnt really matter the cost, what it takes to go here,” she said.
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Some Peoria area law-enforcement departments use military surplus program sparingly – News – Journal Star – Peoria, IL

Fulton County received three armored vehicles, 27 rifles and 10 pistols. Chief deputy Joe Needham of the Peoria County Sheriffs Office said several M-16 rifles were purchased years ago. But the department replaced them with new weapons. The 12 rifles that had been obtained then were distributed to the agencies.
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