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Gladys Porter Zoo Sets up ‘Harambe Fund’ after Brownsville-born Gorilla is Shot in Cincinnati Zoo

A zoo in Cincinnati is receiving backlash over the shooting death of a silverback gorilla. The gorilla was shot by zoo officials, after a three-year-old fell into the enclosure. Hannah Mackenzie reports the gorilla has ties to the Rio Grande Valley. Harambe was a 17-year-old western lowland silverback gorilla, tipping the scales at more than 400 pounds, and he was born right here, at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville. Harambe was killed a day after his 17th birthday. Jerry stones raised the gorilla from birth, and cared for him at the Gladys Porter Zoo, until last year, when...

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Ceramic Tile for Your Kitchen Floor

Are you renovating your kitchen or building a new home? Chances are you’ve given a great deal of thought to the cabinets and countertops … but what about the flooring? Ceramic tile is an excellent choice for kitchen floors. It looks lovely and lasts for many years with a minimum of maintenance. In addition, it’s priced very reasonably. Here’s more about why we like it.     Good Looks and More There are lots of reasons to love ceramic tile for kitchen floors. It’s durable, stain- and heat-resistant, and hypoallergenic, plus it doesn’t wear out from heavy foot traffic. Best...

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Nothing Says Welcome Like a New Wooden Door

A brand new wooden door gives that special feeling to your front entrance. It welcomes you and your family home after a long day at work or school, greets your visitors, and projects an elegant, well cared for look that increases curb appeal. But besides adding a generous measure of inviting style, a new exterior door installation has a number of other distinct advantages. Versatility Wood doors are suitable for every taste, home style, budget, and doorway size and shape. They can be planed to fit into a doorframe of irregular dimensions. Select a door manufactured from a sustainably...

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