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Old 09-01-2016, 05:23 PM   #18
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Pit bull is the common name for a type of dog.. Formal breeds often considered in North America to be of the pit bull type include the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, and Staffordshire Bull Terrier..Many of these breeds were originally developed as fighting dogs..In the UK, these dogs were used in blood sports such as bull-baiting, bear-baiting and cock fighting..Pit bulls successfully fill the role of companion dogs, police dogs, and therapy dogs..In an effort to counter the fighting reputation of pit bull-type dogs, in 1996 the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals renamed pit bull terriers to "St. Francis Terriers", so that people might be more likely to adopt them..Historically, the Bull Terrier mix Nipper and the American Staffordshire Terrier, Pete the Pup from the Little Rascals are the most well known..Lesser known, but still historically notable pit bulls include Billie Holiday's companion "Mister", Helen Keller's dog "Sir Thomas",Buster Brown's dog "Tige", Horatio Jackson's dog "Bud", President Theodore Roosevelt's Pit Bull terrier "Pete", "Jack Brutus" who served for Company K, the First Connecticut Volunteer Infantry during the civil war, Sergeant Stubby who served for the 102nd Infantry, 26th (Yankee) Division during World War I, and Sir Walter Scott's "Wasp"..Popsicle, a 5-month-old puppy originally found nearly dead in a freezer, who grew to become one of the nation's most important police dogs..Both genders must weigh between 17 and 23 pounds (7.7 and 10.4 kg)...

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The Red Dog mine is a zinc and lead mine located in a remote region of the Arctic, within the boundaries of the Red Dog Mine census-designated place in the Northwest Arctic Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska..In 1968 a U.S. Geological Survey Geologist sampled rocks and stream sediments in the area, including samples from the future site of the Red Dog mine, and named Red Dog Creek after the local pilot Bob Baker..A 52-mile (84 km) long haul road connects the mine to the mine's port site on the Chukchi Sea..The mine and port site are accessible only by air, except during the 100-day shipping season.. The mine's airport, known as Red Dog Airport, provides the main access.. Mine workers from remote villages in the region are ferried to the mine on small aircraft.. Alaska Airlines is contracted by the mine to fly other mine workers out of Anchorage..

The Bedlington Terrier is a breed of small dog named after the mining town of Bedlington, Northumberland in North East England.. Originally bred to hunt vermin in mines, the Bedlington Terrier has since been used in dog racing, numerous dog sports, as well as in conformation shows and as a companion dog.. It is closely related to the Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Whippet and Otterhound..Originally known as the Rothbury or Rodbury Terrier, the name Bedlington Terrier was not applied to the breed until 1825, but some dogs have pedigrees that can be traced back as far as 1782.. The breed has a high instance of copper toxicosis..Following the 13-week 1979 ITV technicians' strike, Secker was the first presenter back on air on 24 October.. She left the station in 1984..She was married to childhood sweetheart Wally Secker..She later married Tyne Tees colleague James Whiteley in Kenya..She had two children, a son, David, and a daughter, Jayne (born 1972), who is a presenter on Sky News..due to present her BBC Radio Newcastle show the following Sunday..They possess a light, springy gait..Bedlingtons are sharp and plucky..Because of the Whippet in their lineage, they have a tendency to bolt..The New Zealand Kennel Club warns against keeping them with dogs that have dominant personalities, "as once challenged they are terrifying fighters, despite their gentle appearance"..Their bark has been called hound-like and has been compared to the firing of a machine gun..Postcode district NE22... those days, the black slag, the waste of the cole pits, had only begun to cover the sides of our hill..I was in school myself once, but no great one for knowledge..How would you go about taking the measurement of a stick, Mr. Jonas?.What do you mean, you mean the way I talk?.What?.I wonder about you sometimes, Henry...

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