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  • Circus World committed to keeping elephants in acts

    Circus World committed to keeping elephants in acts
    BARABOO, Wis. -- Circus World, with its roots in the Ringling Bros., says it's committed to keeping elephants in its shows in Baraboo. The parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced plans Thursday to eliminate elephants from...
  • Local Animal Activists 'Thrilled' By Ringling Bros. Decision

    Local Animal Activists 'Thrilled' By Ringling Bros. Decision
    The news that the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be phasing out the use of elephants in its traveling circus was seen as a huge victory Thursday by animal rights activists in Connecticut. "We're just really, really thrilled," said...
  • Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: Baby elephant's walking papers

    Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: Baby elephant's walking papers
    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus plans to phase out elephant acts by 2018, acknowledging public concern over animal welfare. No plans, however, to get a larger car for the clowns. It's weird to think of the circus no longer being a venue for...
  • Ringling Bros. circus eliminating elephant acts

    Ringling Bros. circus eliminating elephant acts
    The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says the "Greatest Show on Earth" will go on without elephants. Animal rights groups took credit for generating the public concern that forced the company to announce its pachyderm retirement plan on...
  • Companies rethink use of animals after Ringling Bros. nixes elephants

    Companies rethink use of animals after Ringling Bros. nixes elephants
    The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announcement Thursday that it will retire its performing elephants is part of a trend of entertainment companies rethinking their use of animals. Though they still draw crowds, animals can be a liability....
  • Five things for Thursday, March 5, 2015

    Five things for Thursday, March 5, 2015
    Here are your stories for Thursday in Central Florida: circus to stop elephant show; dog rescued after being shot and tied to railroad tracks; MLS and players agree; K-Cups not so good for environment. 1. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus...
  • Ringling Bros. circus to stop using elephants in traveling shows

    Ringling Bros. circus to stop using elephants in traveling shows
    For decades, the beloved tent spectacular known as the "Greatest Show on Earth" has featured elephants and other wild animals in its circus acts. On Thursday, the owner of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus made a surprise announcement that it...
  • Saturday & Sunday: Cirque de la Symphonie at Miller Symphony Hall

    Saturday & Sunday: Cirque de la Symphonie at Miller Symphony Hall
    Watch a beautiful blend of artistry and acrobatics as world-class Cirque entertainers bring their gravity-defying feats and breath-taking displays of agility to Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall this weekend. The production, Cirque de la Symphonie,...
  • Cirque de la Symphonie an exquisite spectacle

    Imagine a contemporary circus performance where the jugglers, aerialists and contortionists perform to classical music played by a real symphony orchestra rather than to canned music. That's what took place Valentine's Day weekend at Miller Symphony...
  • Symphony Orchestra a gem in Allentown's renaissance

    Symphony Orchestra a gem in Allentown's renaissance
    Bravo to Diane Wittry and the Allentown Symphony Orchestra for the fantastic Cirque de Symphonie show on Sunday. The orchestra at Miller Symphony Hall is truly a gem in the renaissance of Allentown. Thanks again for a great show. The free parking was also...
  • Check it out: Circus Xtreme in Orlando

    Check it out: Circus Xtreme in Orlando
    WHAT: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey added more than a few extra clowns and some day-glo colors to make its latest touring circus show "xtreme." Expect to see freestyle motocross riders and Mongolian acrobats flying high above the center ring, along...