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May 21, 2011

Eight bald eagles poisoned in northern Wisconsin, one dies

Eagle River, Wis. (AP) – Federal officials say eight bald eagles in northern Wisconsin were apparently near death this spring after being accidentally poisoned. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the incident. The eagles were found comatose last month at a landfill in the Eagle River area. Wildlife rehabilitator Marge Gibson says one …

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Illinois lawmakers say gun-permit holder names are private

Springfield, Ill. (AP) – Illinois lawmakers have overwhelmingly OK’d prohibiting public disclosure of the names of people who hold firearm owner identification cards. The Senate voted 42-1 Friday to overturn a ruling this year by Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office that the names are public under the Freedom of Information Act. Madigan responded after the

Susquehanna River named most endangered river for good reason

When the Susquehanna River was named the most endangered river in the country on May 17 by American Rivers, you would think it would’ve triggered a proactive reaction from group’s such as the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC). But in a strange twist, the organization attempted to downplay the designation and go on the defensive.

Skunked by Turkeys on Friday the 13th

I was lucky to have two great teachers take me on my first turkey hunt – Kelly Alexander, of Chaseburg, and Jesse Wojtkiewicz, of Rochester, Minn. They film for an outdoor TV show as a hobby and they also love taking out new hunters. The hunting began Friday the 13th; maybe that was our first mistake.

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