Bob Irwin

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Name: Bob Irwin
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Grand plan to save world wonder

Bob Irwin urges people to fight for the reef 0:15 Play video This political ad urges people to fight for the Great Barrier Reef after the government announced it would dump dredge spoil in the World Heritage site. Courtesy: Fight for the Reefnews.com.au ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Huge croc a handful

GOTCHA: Terri and son Bob Irwin, and croc catchers from Australia Zoo capture a 3.5m saltie named "OzEsauce". Source: SuppliedA 3.5-METRE croc named “OzEsauce” has given a team of trappers from Australia Zoo a run for their money during an annual research ... [Published Cairns Post - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Safety first: How do we keep children educated and secure in a culture of guns?

Steve MarcusJeff (last name withheld) and his daughter McKenna, 9, at the Clark County Shooting Complex Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. STEVE MARCUS Seven accidental child shootings in one month. On two occasions, two per day. An average of two children a week, ... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Uzi victim’s family reaches out to girl

But the ex-wife and children of instructor Charles Vacca say they harbor no ill feelings toward the girl and her family. Instead, they feel sorry for the child and want to write her a letter to comfort her.“That’s truly how we feel,” Vacca’s ex-wife, ... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Inside the bizarre world of gun tourism

Calls for law reform after a nine-year-old girl in Arizona kills her shooting instructor with an Uzi sub-machine gun.THE world of gun tourism — which is attracting Australians and other holiday-makers - is now under scrutiny after a young girl accidentally ... [Published Geelong Advertiser - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Stricter age requirement needed at gun range?

08/28/2014 The Arizona gun range where a nine-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed her instructor with an Uzi is now reviewing its policies regarding minors in wake of the tragedy. Bob Irwin, owner of “The Gun Store,” discusses. ... [Published MSNBC - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Bob Irwin, Owner
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years

LAS VEGAS — The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.With gun laws keeping high-powered weapons out of reach ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Bob Irwin urges people to fight for the reef

This political ad urges people to fight for the Great Barrier Reef after the government announced it would dump dredge spoil in the World Heritage site. Courtesy: Fight for the Reef ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Fatal shooting range accident in Arizona raises questions

A tragic accident in Arizona is raising new questions tied to the raging debate on guns in the United States.An instructor was trying to teach a nine-year-old girl how to use an automatic weapon, but the kickback on it was too much for her to handle. ... [Published WTHR - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Vegas gun ranges target thrill-seeking tourists

_ A tourist is aiming an assault rifle at a paper zombie. His name is Craig Auringer, 42, and the gun is a fully automatic MP5, a model designed for Swat teams and special forces. He peers through the scope and finds the zombie's head in its crosshairs. ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Death threats aimed at croc lovers

Broady said the aim of the society was to create a forum for those against the slaughter of crocodiles. But her plans to save the reptiles have not been welcomed by everyone.READ: CROC VS SHARK“I’ve received five death threats in less than 48 hours,” ... [Published Northern Territory News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Coal port dredging will impact on Great Barrier Reef

Shockingly, the Great Barrier Reef is at risk of massive industrialisation with plans for four mega port developments along the Queensland coastThe Great Barrier Reef is the only organism that can be seen from space. Within its rich diversity, it hosts ... [Published All4Women - Aug 12 2014]

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"there's no way a child that small is going to handle the vibration and motion of that gun" Mr Irwin said
...damage, and if they're mishandled, they'll do exactly that," said Bob Irwin, owner of The Gun Store, the original Las Vegas machine gun attraction. "they have to be respected."
"I've looked at the tape and looked at the circumstances," said Bob Irwin, owner of The Gun Store. "there may have been some mistakes made in the gun selection."
"from what i understand of this incident, it is extremely unusual. i've been at this now for 40 years and i've never heard of any of this happening" said Bob Irwin, gun store owner

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Grand plan to save world wonder [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 14 2014]
Huge croc a handful [Published Cairns Post - Sep 11 2014]
Seeney delivers on Abbot Point [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 09 2014]
Safety first: How do we keep children educated ... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Sep 07 2014]
Uzi victim’s family reaches out to girl [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Geddes’ babies to Reef rescue [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 29 2014]
Inside the bizarre world of gun tourism [Published Geelong Advertiser - Aug 29 2014]
No criminal charges after 9yo girl fatally shoo... [Published ABC Online - Aug 29 2014]
Uzi killing by nine-year-old in Arizona display... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 28 2014]
Stricter age requirement needed at gun range? [Published MSNBC - Aug 28 2014]
Bob Irwin urges people to fight for the reef [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 28 2014]
Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
Gun ranges eye own safety rules after instructo... [Published KLAS-TV - Aug 28 2014]
Local gun range weighs in on death of shooting ... [Published KTNV - Aug 28 2014]
Fatal shooting range accident in Arizona raises... [Published WTHR - Aug 27 2014]
Vegas gun ranges target thrill-seeking tourists [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
Mother receives death threats because of crocod... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 27 2014]
Death threats aimed at croc lovers [Published Northern Territory News - Aug 26 2014]
Fairgrounds and Agricenter sees spike in July r... [Published Macon Telegraph - Aug 13 2014]
Coal port dredging will impact on Great Barrier... [Published All4Women - Aug 12 2014]
Six inducted into HOF [Published Inter Mountain - Aug 11 2014]
LETTER: Gun control petition won’t prevent crime [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Aug 10 2014]
Biography for Bob Irwin [Published Able2Act - Jan 04 2008]
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