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Reward offered for information in killing of bald eagle

Jan. 3, 2020 11:55 AM EST

DECATURVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bald eagle was fatally shot in Tennessee and authorities are offering a reward for information. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are offering $2,500 for information on the shooting of the eagle in Decatur County, news outlets reported....

FILE - This April 29, 2019 file photo provided by the United States Geological Survey shows a grizzly bear and a cub along the Gibbon River in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. According to court documents filed Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, U.S. officials will review whether grizzly bears have enough protections across the Lower 48 states after advocates sued the government in a bid to restore the animals to more areas of the U.S. (Frank van Manen/The United States Geological Survey via AP, File)

Feds agree to review grizzly protections in contiguous US

Dec. 9, 2019 6:53 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials will review whether enough is being done to protect grizzly bears in the contiguous U.S. states after environmentalists sued the government to try to restore the fearsome animals to more areas, according to a court settlement approved Monday. The review must be...