Gerry Zordan is going to make guns in Torrington. He is merging a lifetime appreciation of firearms, his dismay over the state's new gun control laws and his business acumen into this: Classic Carbines & Firearms Inc.
A flamboyant figure in Texas politics who is running for the post of agriculture commissioner said the state could boost revenue, create jobs and hedge against the rising cost of meat by expanding its hog-harvesting program.
New real-life series will follow the Busbice family on its 55,000-acre Louisiana ranch. The Busbice's are a key part of Plano Synergy Holdings, which produces thousands of hunting and fishing products.
Seven years into Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale drilling boom, the state's elk population continues to flourish despite concerns about industrial footprints, wildlife displacement and habitat degradation.