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Whale watchers celebrate epic season

CNN - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 14:56
Categories: National News

Photos: Blizzard of 2015

CNN - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 14:12
The National Weather Service is using terms like "life-threatening" and "historic" to describe the weather system taking aim at the Northeastern United States.
Categories: National News

NASA's 'International Year of Light'

CNN World - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:59
NASA releases awe-inspiring images of the skies like this 100 millionth picture of the sun.
Categories: International News

Bergdahl decision expected in days

CNN - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:46
The Army is expected to decide in the coming days how to proceed with disciplinary action against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who left his post in Afghanistan, and was captured and held by the Taliban for years before being exchanged last year for five detainees from Guantanamo Bay.
Categories: National News

A new sex park for Taiwan?

CNN World - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:35
Taiwan, are you getting a new sex theme park or just teasing us?
Categories: International News

Backstage at a traveling circus

CNN World - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:32
Categories: International News

Top cowboys return for TEC

Twisted Rodeo - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:23


GUTHRIE, Okla. – In three decades of featuring rodeo legends, the Timed Event Championship of the World has crowned just a dozen men as its champion.

That is as true an indication of the challenge the greatest all-around timed-event contestants face through the five-round, 25-run contest, scheduled for March 6-8 at the Lazy E Arena. It’s a grueling contest that features 20 invitees all battling over three days in heading, heeling, tie-down roping, steer wrestling and steer roping.

Paul David Tierney

Paul David Tierney

For the first time in its 31-year history, the TEC will feature a $100,000 payout to its champion, making the overall purse a whopping $200,000.

“You want to be consistent and don’t beat yourself,” said Paul David Tierney of Oral, S.D., the reigning titlist. “You just need to go out there and make the run you need to make.”

That practice-run mentality of being slow and steady is harder than it seems. Each contestant earns the right to compete at the Timed Event, and they’re known for being fast as well as consistent. It takes a much different approach to make a run at the title inside the walls of the Lazy E Arena.

A year ago, Tierney out-dueled another young gun, 23-year-old Clay Smith of Broken Bow, Okla. Both will be part of a field that features the greatest cowboys in the game today, including several 2014 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo qualifiers: Steer wrestlers Trevor Knowles of Mount Vernon, Ore., Clayton Hass of Terrell, Texas, and Dakota Eldridge of Elko, Nev.; team ropers Dustin Bird of Cut Bank, Mont., and Erich Rogers of Round Rock, Ariz.; and tie-down roper Cade Swor of Chico, Texas.

They’ll be joined by a who’s who of elite rodeo cowboys, including past Timed Event champions and record-holders. They all know it takes the right approach, the right discipline, to make everything come together through the three-day championship.

Daniel Green

Daniel Green

“It’s adapt, adjust and overcome,” said Daniel Green, a three-time winner from Oakdale, Calif. “It’s the guy that perseveres.”

It’s a true test of endurance, talent and rugged instincts to overcome each challenge along the way. There’s a reason the Timed Event is best known as the “Ironman of ProRodeo.”

The Timed Event Championship is one of the most prestigious events in Western sports. It was developed 31 years ago as a way to decide the greatest all-around timed-event cowboy. Its list of champions is a who’s who of rodeo’s greatest stars. The tradition continues March 6-8 and the fabulous Lazy E Arena. Tickets are on sale now.

The 2015 Timed Event Championship is sponsored by Priefert Ranch & Rodeo Equipment, Pendleton Whisky, Wrangler, American Farmers and Ranchers Insurance, Miller-Coors, Cox Communications, Bloomer Trailers, MacroAir, Cross Bar Gallery, Ram Trucks, John Vance Motors, Western Horseman Magazine, R.K. Black Inc., Absolute Innovations, Gist Silversmiths, Spin to Win Magazine, National Saddlery, Hot Heels, Rodeo Video, CSI Saddlepads, Sherwin-Williams, the Best Western Edmond, and the Fairfield Inn & Suites – Edmond.

The 2015 Timed Event Championship is a Lazy E Production. For more information on the Timed Event Championship or other Lazy E events, contact the Lazy E Arena, 9600 Lazy E Drive, Guthrie, OK  73044, (405) 282-RIDE, (800) 595-RIDE or visit

Categories: Twisted Rodeo

Your travel photos

CNN - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:19
Travel Photo of the Day
Categories: National News

What a shot! 35 amazing sports photos

CNN - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:19
Categories: National News

Gunmen killl 3 in Libyan hotel

CNN World - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:15
At least three people were killed and six more injured Tuesday in a car bomb explosion and gun attack against the luxurious Corinthia Hotel in central Tripoli, Libya's state-run LANA news agency reported.
Categories: International News

Say No to the Knife: Reduce the Likeliness Of Surgery With Chiropractic Care

Lifestyles - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:39
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(NewsUSA) - Throughout the years, chronic back pain sufferers haven't had much in the way of options to relieve their pain. Aside from drug therapy, surgery was often it -- leading many who understandably wanted to avoid an invasive approach to search for an alternative. Now, many patients are saying they've found that relief through chiropractic care. To learn more, visit

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My mother was a child of the Nazi death factory

CNN - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:34
Liberation 70 years ago today at Auschwitz-Birkenau was anything but a celebration for my mother, Rena Margulies, who as an 11-year-old prisoner was one of the very few children to survive the Nazi death factory.
Categories: National News

Photos: Liberation of Auschwitz

CNN - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:33
Categories: National News

Drone video shows scale of Auschwitz camp

CNN - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:33
Since its liberation in January 1945, Auschwitz has become a symbol of the atrocities of the Holocaust.
Categories: National News

Bond king: Oil won't go back to $90 this year

Business News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:30
Don't buy all that talk about oil shooting back up to $90 a barrel. That's the message from bond king Jeffrey Gundlach.
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