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Oregon officer rescues baby deer stuck in fence

Aug. 31, 2018 6:01 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An animal welfare officer in Oregon is getting attention after her body-worn camera captured her rescuing a baby deer. The Eugene Police Department on Thursday made public a video and photo of Officer Shawni McLaughlin freeing a terrified fawn that got stuck in a backyard fence. In the...

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...