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Hawaii’s cowboys: A dying breed?

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By Dany Mitzman Appeared in BBC News Hawaii’s cowboys, or paniolo, date back to 1798 and their modern-day equivalents are trying to preserve the tradition. But are they a dying breed? We usually associate cowboys with American states like Texas, California and New Mexico, but Hawaii has its own strong cowboy…

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Women Expand Their Home On The Range

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By Elizabeth Zach From the Washington Post RUIDOSO, N.M. — Although Laura Jean Schneider comes from four generations of Midwest farmers, she is uncertain sometimes about her agricultural acumen.For the past two years, she has ranched cattle across 100,000 acres on the Mescalero Apache Reservation in southern New Mexico with her…

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