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Louisiana to hunters: Deer urine lures might spread disease

Aug. 6, 2018 2:39 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana wildlife officials are cautioning hunters that deer urine lures might carry malformed proteins that can spread a fatal brain infection called chronic wasting disease. Seven states — Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Virginia —...

The Latest: EU: Wildfires show impact of climate change

Aug. 6, 2018 7:27 AM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on hot weather and wildfires in Europe (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A European Union official says the dozens of forest fires in Sweden this summer "have highlighted once again the impact of climate change." EU Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Christos Stylianides says, "we...

'Family first, then hunting': Son helps father with passion

Jun. 23, 2018 3:06 AM EDT

SMOCK, Pa. (AP) — As soon as Matthew Howser learned to walk, he learned to help his father scout during hunting season on their family farm in Smock. On a recent Monday, Matthew helped his dad, Vaughn Howser walk up a ramp to the tree stand he built as a Father's Day present a few years ago, when a rare...