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Why is Ringling removing elephants from the circus?
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:24:45 -0800

POLK CITY, Florida (AP) " The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Thursday it will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances by 2018.Elephants have long been the symbol of the circus, which has...

APNewsBreak: Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:26:29 -0800

POLK CITY, Florida (AP) " The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals...

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Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:58:41 -0800

Sorry, but your browser needs Javascript to use this site. POLK CITY, FLORIDA – The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show’s iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.

Ringling Bros. to give up elephant acts in 3 years
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:51:37 -0800

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says the "Greatest Show on Earth" will go on without elephants.

Ringling Bros. Circus to give up elephant acts in 3 years
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:53:32 -0800

The family that owns the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus won't say just what it was that made them finally decide to remove elephant acts from the "Greatest Show on Earth." The move ...

Municipal elections in Pinellas set for next Tuesday
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:28:09 -0800

North Pinellas residents of two cities can vote in municipal elections Tuesday.

Citing consumer 'mood' and legal costs, Ringling Bros. will remove elephants from its circuses
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:26:35 -0800

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says the "Greatest Show on Earth" will go on without elephants. "It was a decision 145 years in the making," said Juliette Feld, referring to P.T. Barnum's introduction of animals to his "travelling menagerie" in 1870. Elephants have symbolized this circus since Barnum brought an Asian elephant named Jumbo to America in 1882. Kenneth Feld — whose ...

Citing consumer 'mood shift,' Ringling Bros. to remove elephants from its circuses by 2018
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:41:25 -0800

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.

Mayor pulls motion to add stipend to ballot
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:31:16 -0800

The motion which would have put the possibility of the Sanibel City Council receiving a $1,500 a month stipend on the 2017 election ballot, has been pulled off the table after an interpretation of the City Charter by City Attorney Kenneth Cuyler satisfied Mayor Kevin Ruane.

Ringling Bros. to phase out elephants by 2018
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:48:41 -0800

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey will stop using elephants during their shows in the next three years. Photo by © naturepl.com/Andy Rouse/WWF-Canon. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced that beginning in 2018, elephants will no longer be a part of the circus act. The Feld Family, the Ringling Bros. parent company, announced in a press release today that the 13 elephants ...