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'Forever chemicals' in deer, fish challenge hunters, tourism

Oct. 05, 2022 11:18 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Wildlife agencies in the U.S. are finding elevated levels of a class of toxic chemicals in game animals such as deer — and that's prompting health advisories in some places where hunting and fishing are ways of life and key pieces of the economy. ...

Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

Sep. 22, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

Johnson City Press. September 15, 2022. Editorial: Drivers should always be careful at deer crossings We’re nearing the time of the year when drivers should exercise even more caution when they see a “deer crossing” sign. The Insurance Institute...

North Dakota man loses appeal in a New Mexico poaching case

Sep. 15, 2022 12:34 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court has upheld an appeals court’s judgment that ordered a man to pay $74,000 restitution to the state Game and Fish Department for poaching a trophy mule deer buck in December 2015. The restitution included $20,000 for the out of...

West Virginia taking applications for controlled deer hunts

Aug. 29, 2022 04:07 AM EDT

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Applications are being accepted for controlled deer hunts at four state parks in West Virginia. Hunters have until Wednesday to apply for the hunts this fall at Beech Fork, Cacapon Resort, North Bend and Twins Falls Resort state parks, the Division of...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Aug. 19, 2022 21:55 PM EDT

Index-Journal. August 12, 2022. Editorial: On a stellar 130 years, candidates, voting and voters That’s a long time, but it’s worth it. Reference here is to how long Connie Maxwell Children’s Ministries has been in operation here in Greenwood and...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Jul. 07, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. June 30, 2022. Editorial: Deer season tweaks show responsibility A few days ago the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board announced a handful of changes to this year’s white-tailed deer season. They weren’t major — most hunters probably...