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Based on actual events, the graphic novel Grand Theft Horse tells the story of a trainer who rescues a horse from its villainous owner. Journalist Taylor Haney set out to learn how much of the story is true. Above, a scene from the novel. Courtesy of Greg Neri and Corban Wilkin hide caption

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He Was A Horse That Never Won A Race. So Why Would Someone Steal Him?

On Christmas Eve 2004, Urgent Envoy disappeared from his stable in the middle of the night. He had finished his only ever race in last place, but that didn't matter to the trainer who took him.

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A 'Mole' Isn't Digging Mars: NASA Engineers Are Trying To Find Out Why

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Based on actual events, the graphic novel Grand Theft Horse tells the story of a trainer who rescues a horse from its villainous owner. Journalist Taylor Haney set out to learn how much of the story is true. Above, a scene from the novel. Courtesy of Greg Neri and Corban Wilkin hide caption

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He Was A Horse That Never Won A Race. So Why Would Someone Steal Him?

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Wealthy Donor Promises College Tuition To Help Spur Growth In Hometown

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