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A sheriff’s department drone spotted the cows in what neighbor Kevin Gaegon has called a “killing field.”

For Gaegon, the sheriff’s drone investigation was 13 years in the making.

Gaegon complained again in 2009. KING 5 cameras spotted at least one carcass rotting in waters that lead to nearby Padilla Bay, posing a serious public health risk.

Last week, Gaegon captured video of a front loader dumping even more remains.

“We had to actually euthanize one yesterday,
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” said Skagit County Chief Deputy Chad Clark. “It looked like it was being eaten by a coyote and was still alive.”

Veterinarians helped identify the sickest of the approximately 200 remaining animals. An estimated 20 to 40 of them were taken to farms where they will be nursed back to health.

It’s unclear how these latest cattle died, but the suspicion is they were malnourished and neglected.

Over the past 13 years, county officials have been heavily criticized for not doing enough to stop the slaughter.

When KING 5 News inquired about the situation on Monday, Skagit County Health Department official Joanne Lynn said,
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“I intend to make sure this behavior stops. We will not tolerate it.”

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James Dawson wears a blue houndstooth jacket and pink and blue glen plaid shirt from Brooks Brothers; white pocket square; and John Varvatos brown chukka boots.(Photo: Jennifer Corbett, The News Journal)WHY: He was nominated by News Journal reporter Scott Goss, who writes: “In an industry filled with ink stained wretches in ill fitting attire, Jimmy Dawson stands head and shoulders above the competition. WDDE listeners who know Dawson only for his buttery voice are missing out on the earthly delight of seeing this 6 foot 6 inch redhead in the finest styles known to Legislative Hall. Dawson sets an example for young professionals everywhere of the refined joie de vive that marks a true, 21st century working man.”

HIS STYLE: Classic tailored, with a bit of western flair. “I am looking into bolo ties. I have to get my Idaho roots in there somewhere.”

WEARING at out and about on The Green in Dover:

FIRST OUTFIT Grey suit, purple vertical stripedspread collar shirt and purple and blue plaid pocket square from Brooks Brothers; pink tie of unknown origins/ pig belt buckle from The Great American Buckle Co.; John Varvatos grey chukka boots Fossil watch with black leather strap; camel brown leather shoulder bag received as a Christmas present years ago.

SECOND OUTFIT Blue houndstooth jacket and pink and blue glen plaid shirt from Brooks Brothers; white pocket square of unknown origin; Lewiston, Idaho, belt buckle, from his hometown; John Varvatos brown chukka boots.

THIRD OUTFIT Aquamarine linen/cotton blend shirt and charcoal gray shorts from Old Navy;
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WHERE HE SHOPS: “For business clothes, I go to Brooks Brothers. For jeans, I go to the Gap. I am 6 foot 6 and they have a tall section online. For the rest, I like thrift shops. The Goodwill in Greenville is good. But I get my best stuff on trips back home.”

HOW HE SHOPS: “My friends and I make a day of it when I am thrift shopping. Otherwise, I am on my own.”

FASHION ICON: George Clooney. “There’s nothing that man can’t wear.”

FAVORITE DESIGNERS: John Varvatos for shoes.

BEST CELEBRITY HAIR: Ryan Gosling. “The slicked back look.”

James Dawson wears a gray suit and purple striped spread collar shirt and purple and blue plaid pocket square from Brooks Brothers; pink silk tie; and gray John Varvatos grey chukka boot. (Photo: Jennifer Corbett, The News Journal)

MOST RECENT PURCHASE: “I just picked up a couple Brooks Brothers suits.”

OLDEST ITEM IN HIS CLOSET: “A belt buckle from 1979 that says ‘Hogs Are Beautiful,’ with a wonderful portrait of two pigs.”

GROOMING TIPS: “A good daily moisturizer helps me a lot. I also recommend a sandalwood beard oil and a bit of bee’s wax in my hair.”

BEST FOOT FORWARD: “I invest in shoes. Love them. I have shoes that are 10 years old that I have had resoled a couple of times. Totally worth it. I have knee high Sorel boots that I wear in the woods when I am helping my grandpa with his firewood for the season.”

FAVORITE COLOR: Royal purple. “A good aquamarine is hard to beat, too.”

FAVORITE FRAGRANCE: D (for Derring Do) from the Alphabetical Collection of Ineke Perfumer of San Francisco.

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WORTH THE SPLURGE: Good quality shoes.

NOT WORTH THE SPLURGE: Anything trendy, “like the wide lapels of the ’80s. I like classic and timeless.”

WISH I HADN’T BOUGHT IT: “A hat I bought in New Orleans. Also, a pair of shoes I bought online. They ran small and did not have a good return policy. I wound up selling them on eBay.”

GO TO OUTFIT ON SATURDAY NIGHT: “Throw on some dark wash jeans, cuff the bottoms, and pair with a nice white dress shirt. I have a blue herringbone jacket from Brooks Brothers that is really great. Don’t forget the pocket square. And pointy toed chukka boots.”

FAVORITE FASHION RESOURCE: “When I am Legislative Hall I pick and choose pieces of the outfits I see other people wearing for inspiration.”
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WASHINGTON (AP) LeBron James played the first half wearing a pair of shoes one black, one white reading in gold capital letters and finished with 20 points, 15 assists and 12 rebounds to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Washington Wizards 106 99 on Sunday night for their 18th victory in 19 games.

James had his fourth triple double in the past five games despite being called for four fouls in the final quarter. Kevin Love added 25 points and nine rebounds for the Cavs.

Bradley Beal led Washington with 27 points, and John Wall had 15 points, 10 rebounds and six assists in 32 minutes in his third game back after missing nine with an injured left knee.

In a matchup of Eastern Conference division leaders, neither team led by more than seven until Wall turned the ball over, leading to a fast break for James, who was fouled at the other end and completed the three point play for a 103 94 lead.

The last time these teams played, at Washington on Nov. 3, Cleveland won thanks to 57 points from James.

That prompted Wizards coach Scott Brooks to joke before tipoff Sunday both that holding the four time league MVP to would be pretty good tonight and have a lot of respect for Coach (Tyronn) Lue, but I think he making a bad decision if he doesn sit LeBron tonight. Back to back games, right? Our fans saw 57. They don need to see any more. did not carry that much of a scoring load this time, but he did a bit of everything. He also made his statement with his sneakers, wearing that pair for the first half,
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before switching gear at halftime. He sported a pair of black shoes with written on them for Cleveland opening game of the season.

If it seems as if James climbs up some career list each and every night, well, that because he pretty much does. This time, he overtook Hakeem Olajuwon for ninth most made field goals in NBA history and tied Nick Van Exel for 24th most 3 pointers.

James made only 4 of 12 shots in the first half for nine points, but it was his 3 with 1.1 seconds remaining that made it 60 all at the break.

Wall 3 shortly before that moved him up to No. 5 on Washington franchise scoring list. He began the night at No. 7, but surpassed Phil Chenier and Gus Johnson in the second quarter. Finished with 24 assists, ending their streak of three consecutive games with at least 30. Cleveland made 14 3 pointers, its 20th game in a row with at least 10. The Cavs scored at least 100 points for the 24th straight game.

Wizards: F Otto Porter Jr. sat out with an injured right hip. Smith, Washington F Markieff Morris and Brooks.

BROOKS AND Z

Brooks was by turns earnest, nostalgic and funny while recalling former Cavs teammate Zydrunas Ilgauskas, who will receive a lifetime achievement award during the Greater Cleveland Sports Awards Show next month. took me in. I stayed with him for two months. A lot of interesting nights, Brooks said with a chuckle. a great sense of humor. I don know why in the world did the state of Ohio give him a driver license. I mean, it was an adventure going to dinner every night. Just a horrible driver, but a great teammate. One of the nicest guys you ever meet. {
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By Daniel Curtis bio email”We want to raise the bar if you will with our student appearance, so we developed the uniform committee and they going to make this recommendation,” said Dr. Sam Nichols, Superintendant of Dothan City Schools.The uniform policy covers K 12 and all schools in the city system.Boys and Girls are required to wear polo or button front shirts either white or navy blue.Students can wear Red or Maroon if they attend Dothan and Northview high school.Boys have to wear pants or shorts, khaki or navy blue in color.Girls can also wear pants or shorts, along with Capri pants and skirts.For shoes, everyone will wear tennis shoes, loafers, or oxfords.Unacceptable items are also laid out.Students will not be allowed to wear tight or excessively loose clothing, no denim or ripped and torn clothing.Exceptions to the policy will be made for picture day, spirit days, and certain days designated by principals.”A lot of the focus for this came from the community conversations that the yes we can initiative has had throughout our city,” said Dr. Nichols.Uniforms have been a hot topic in the community.Yes We Can Dothan is an initiative designed for citizens to get involved in improving schools.They meet over 40 times, and appearance came up a lot.More >>Two people a victim and the shooter are dead Wednesday evening after a man shot two employees at UAB Highlands Hospital on 11th Avenue South in Birmingham.More >>Sister of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof given $5,000 bond, not allowed to return to SC schoolSister of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof given $5,000 bond, not allowed to return to SC schoolUpdated: Wednesday, March 14 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018 03 15 03:33:23 GMT
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granddaughters, Rachel and Julia; step grandchildren, Burgess, Paige, Kelly, Riley and Hannah; sister, Shirley (Robert) Siebenaler; former husband, Bruce Larsen; and former daughter in law, Kelly Larsen. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, James and Wilma (Hall) Donovan; husband, Marvin Horton Rorick, Jr. and brothers, Howard and James Donovan. on Saturday, September 25, 2010, at St. Patrick’s Historic Church Downtown, 130 Avondale Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43604, with a luncheon to follow at the Embassy House Club. Dorothy donated her body to the University of Toledo Medical College and in lieu of flowers requested that expressions of sympathy be directed in the form of contributions to St. Patrick’s Historic Church Downtown,
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Dodo was born in Arcadia on June 26, 1917, to James and Anna (Sobeck) Brownlee. Dodo grew up in the Store, attended St. Aloysius Catholic Grade School, graduated from Arcadia High School, graduated from the La Crosse Business College and worked at the Bureau of Personnel in Madison. On April 28, 1945, Dodo married Gile Herrick at Camp Howze, Gainsville, Texas, where he was stationed at the time in the Army.

Dodo was proud to be a long time member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Arcadia. Her faith meant a lot to her and she was always willing to help at church. Dodo also was an active member in the community and volunteered for many organizations. She was a member of St. Anne Altar Society: American Legion Auxillary for 62 years: volunteered at the nursing home since 1977, receiving the 2012 Benedictine Manor Volunteer of the Year award: on the Arcadia Library Board for six years and volunteered for 35 years at St. Aloysius/Holy Family Catholic School. Dodo and Gile were the 1st recipients of the Franciscan Skemp Healthcare of Service Award. She enjoyed golf, bridge, needlepoint, cross stitch,crochet,
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reading mystery books, crossword and jigsaw puzzles, traveling all over the world and watching sports (mainly the Packers and Badgers) on TV.

Dodo and Gile owned the Herrick Skogmo Store located in the Massuere Building in Arcadia from 1962 until retiring in 1977 (Gile started working in the store when he was in his teens). The store, along with the Ben Franklin Dime store, Gambles Hardware store and a grocery store were in the same building, a precursor to today shopping malls. In their store they sold shoes, men women and children clothing, bedding and fabric.

Dodo is survived by her children: Susan Bantz of Colgate, WI, Michael (Mary) Herrick of West Bend, WI, G. Stephen (Linda) Herric of Allenton, WI, and Ann (Patrick) Kline of Eau Claire, WI, 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband Gile and son in law Paul Bantz.

We would like to thank everyone who was part of her life. She had fond memories of her life and times in Arcadia.
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1. Dontae Johnson. Played like a monster. Broke up three passes. First, he swatted away a Colin Kaepernick pass intended for Anquan Boldin in the back right corner of the end zone. You rarely see a cornerback beat Boldin on a jump ball. Next, Johnson almost intercepted a Kaepernick pass intended for Brandon Lloyd. Kaepernick stared down Lloyd and Johnson noticed, breaking on the ball before Lloyd turned his head. The pass bounced off Johnson’s chest and hit the ground. The very next play, Johnson broke up a Kaepernick pass intended for Stevie Johnson in the end zone. Stevie cut to the inside but couldn’t shake Dontae. Dontae outmuscled Stevie for the ball and knocked it to the ground.

2. Carlos Hyde. Twice during 11 on 11 team drills he ran off tackle, cut back inside and exploded through holes untouched. After each run, Jim Harbaugh yelled, “Atta way, Carlos!” Later during the same team drill, Hyde slid in the pocket and blocked a blitzer. Harbaugh loved it. He shouted, “Nice job, Carlos!” before the quarterback threw the ball.

3. Jewel Hampton. Caught five passes during team drills. Even made a touchdown catch during a red zone drill. He carried the ball well, too, gaining about 10 yards up the middle on one run against the first team defense.

4. Vance McDonald. Also caught five passes during team drills. Dropped none. He caught two touchdown passes during red zone drills.

5. Tank Carradine. Burst through the offensive line and tagged Jewel Hampton for a three yard loss during 11 on 11s.

6. Lawrence Okoye. Pushed Al Netter into McLeod Bethel Thompson, who was standing about five or six yards behind the line of scrimmage in the pocket. Netter could not hold his ground against Okoye.

7. Antoine Bethea. Intercepted Bethel Thompson, who overthrew Devon Wylie during 7 on 7s.

8. Michael Crabtree. Caught a touchdown pass between two safeties on the first play of 7 on 7s. Colin Kaepernick threw the pass. It looked like the kind of play that would have gotten broken up in a real game with live contact. The safeties let up as soon as they got to Crabtree.

9. Brandon Lloyd. Blocked Dontae Johnson out of a play during a red zone drill. Lloyd’s block allowed Vance McDonald to run into the end zone untouched.

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Is Dontae Johnson playing special teams ? if so which ones? it sounded yesterday that Cook was struggling so i wonder as to who the 5 CB will be that are kept. Brock, Cully, Cox (now our 1 returner) DJ , cook, acker and morris for 2 spots

Also how is Okoye doing in game situations (tracking the ball, maintain gap discipline) in 11 on 11 or inside run drills? I know he can use his brute strength in 1 on 1 but would like to see how his overall awareness of the game is coming along. Thanks in advance

I think this should put our injury situation in perspective:

Soft tissue injuries are expected: Last year, there was an average of about one ACL tear per day in the first 15 days of league wide camp practices. The major injury problem hasn gone away. San Francisco 49ers running back Kendall Hunter blew out an ACL on Friday. Since the start of camps, there have been four season ending Achilles tendon tears: Indianapolis Colts halfback Vick Ballard, Baltimore Ravens cornerback Aaron Ross, New England Patriots wide receiver Greg Orton and Houston Texans guard Cody White. Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts and Carolina Panthers halfback Jonathan Stewart are out with hamstring injuries. Going from the post OTA summer break to the start of training camp can be a shock to a body. Sad to say this, but expect 10 or 11 more major injuries over the next week and a half. Clayton(ESPN)

First, he swatted away a Colin Kaepernick pass intended for Anquan Boldin in the back right corner of the end zone. You rarely see a cornerback beat Boldin on a jump ball. Next, Johnson almost intercepted a Kaepernick pass intended for Brandon Lloyd. Kaepernick stared down Lloyd and Johnson noticed, breaking on the ball before Lloyd turned his head. The pass bounced off Johnson’s chest and hit the ground. The very next play, Johnson broke up a Kaepernick pass intended for Stevie Johnson in the end zone.

like typical Kaepernick red zone offense. INC/INT/INC

Glad to see he progressing in that area.

I would think the best way to utilize Lattimore when and if he becomes healthy this year is sparingly. If they can distribute 15 carries between Hyde, Lattimore and James, I be a happy camper. Even distribution early in the season with no back receiving more than 10 carries, that includes Gore.

Don mean to sound harsh. It took me two years to get over Craig After watching Gore run against the Seahawks last year, I not in a big hurry to have him handed the starting job and the lionshare of the carries this year.

Then unfortunately they do not plan to get better on the ground.

That assertion makes multiple assertions, none of which seem to have any factual support.

Assumption No. 1 Taking a committee approach to the rushing attack will improve the running game. Again, when has a team with a run centric offense done so with great success?

Also, I have read multiple running backs (including Frank Gore) state that they do better with more carries. Limiting Gore, Hyde, and James 8 10 carries each may prevent any of them from getting into rhythm.

Assumption No. 2 The 49ers have to get better on the ground. The team finished 2013 as the 3rd ranked rushing attack.

Assumption No. 3 The alleged failure of the 49ers rushing attack last year can be laid solely at the feet of Frank Gore. Several other commenters have noted that the 49ers problems running against Seattle last season seemed to be due, at least in part, to problems on the offensive line, particularly on the interior. The 49ers already have committed to replacing Goodwin, and it looks like they may replace Boone.

Hyde and Lattimore (if he healthy) will get plenty of chances in the preseason to show what they can do. Can we at least wait until they actually play in a few games against NFL defenses before we start advocating for them to replace Gore? If the coaches think that the rushing attack will improve by giving some of Gore carries to one or both of them, then they will do so. If they don then they won

You been trying to bury Frank Gore for three years, suggesting each time that he was done as an every down back. He proved you wrong each of the past three seasons, but you back, once again calling for him to be replaced and suggesting that only Harbaugh stubbornness will keep Gore as the starter/main ball carrier. You may be right this year (4th time the charm!); I don think anyone would argue that Gore isn the same back he was 3 4 years ago. But, it makes sense to at least gather some data on the new guys before making such a big change. Maybe, just maybe, the coaches will have a good reason for sticking with Gore.
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Big metal donation boxes where people can leave books or clothes for charity may get items to the needy, but the boxes are drawing scrutiny in Gaithersburg.

The boxes, which number about 30 in the city, are not regulated, but city officials believe they can attract trash. Some, they say, aren clearly marked that dropoffs are going to for profit corporations.

[T]he city has recently received complaints from individuals stating that it is not always evident that their donation is benefiting a not for profit organization, Gaithersburg Planning Division Chief Lauren Pruss wrote in a Nov. 18 memo to the City Council. the boxes are not always maintained properly, and often become a dumping ground for large amounts of unwanted household and other miscellaneous goods. When not attended to regularly, these conditions can attract pests, be unsightly and generally contribute to poor public health and safety. that have drop boxes in the city include Goodwill, Planet Aid, Discover Books and Better World Books, among others.

Pruss said the city does not currently have an official record of where the drop boxes are and to whom they belong. The city is considering zoning regulations, which would create a formal record.

The text amendment to the city zoning ordinance would provide guidelines for the boxes in terms of locations and placement, the quantity allowed at each site and proper size. Signage restrictions, permit requirements, and identification and contact information for the responsible organization are additional regulations proposed by staff.

Councilwoman Cathy Drzyzgula recently brought up the issue, concerned that some people who donate items at the drop boxes might not know any information about who receiving the donations.

Discover Books an Attleboro, Mass., for profit company that collects books to sell online or donate to literacy programs has five drop box locations in Gaithersburg.

Tyler Hincy, the company vice president of business development, said Discover Books typically has agreements with commercial property owners or property tenants to place 4 foot by 4 foot boxes on a small parcel of the parking lot.

Trucks stop by to empty the bins and collect the books about every 10 days, Hincy said. Sometimes in between pick ups, Hincy said the company has received calls from community members alerting them that a bin is full. Within a day, a truck is sent to empty the bin.

Overflow, trash piles and pests have not generally been issues for the company.

don see a whole lot of that with the book collection boxes, he said. often than not, we cleaning up the clothing and shoes mess that in our general vicinity. World Books, another for profit company that recycles books for online sale and donation to literacy initiatives, has five bins within city limits.

John Ujda, chief literacy officer and vice president of marketing for Better World Books, said the Indiana company draws up a written contract when putting a drop box on any parcel of private property.

Each box is labeled with the company name and contact information, Ujda said. The front of the box also clearly states that it is a for profit entity.

Every bin also is equipped with a sensor that alerts the company when the box is filling up so that a truck can be sent over to collect the books when needed.

Ujda said the company has not had many problems with the upkeep of the bin, such as trash build up and vandalism. When it does happen, however, employees are quick to respond.

trying to do a lot to correct some of the wrongs in the collection bin industry, he said.

Both company representatives said their businesses have previously worked with other jurisdictions that have regulated the boxes and that they would adhere to regulations in Gaithersburg if the city put them in place.

Several property owners and tenants with drop boxes on site could not be reached for comment in time for publication.

Fairfax County in Virginia regulates donation drop boxes. Under the county zoning ordinance, the boxes are considered an accessory use, meaning they cannot be the sole use on a parcel of land.

Fairfax created guidelines for property owners in March 2012 concerning the location, size and maintenance of the bins. Property owners are responsible for ensuring the drop boxes and the organizations providing them adhere to the guidelines, according to the county. Civil penalties for improper use or location of the boxes are issued to property owners when violations occur.
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