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  1. Outdoors: First-time hunters can now sign up for education coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Evening Sun

    Thousands of anglers will be heading to streams and ponds for the early opening of trout season in southeastern Pennsylvania, and many of those anglers may soon turn their attention to the upcoming hunting seasons - especially those who need to complete the Hunter-Trapper Education course. Completion of the course is required of all first-time hunters before a hunting or trapping license can be purchased.

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  2. Selectman discussion of Buzzards Bay marina sale draws criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Cape Cod Times

    Hoping to stave off the need for future tax increases, Bourne Selectmen Don Pickard and Stephen Mealy want to see whether a sale or lease of Taylor Point Marina might prove the cash cow that saves the town from a Proposition 2 1/2 override in upcoming budget cycles. But their suggestion - not of a sale, Pickard says, but rather a "purely investigative" examination of the options - has drawn criticism from fellow board members, with Chairman Peter Meier concerned about losing town-owned waterfront property and Selectman Linda Zuern questioning whether their teaming up would violate the state's open meetings law.

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  3. Castle Rock mall developer: Good neighbor or inhumane prairie dog killer?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Examiner.com

    The fact shouldn't be forgotten, say critics, that developers of Castle Rock Promenade mall unceremoniously exterminated approximately a thousand prairie dogs from one of the largest remaining intact colonies in the state, claiming they had little choice, due to "regulations" by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The months-long dilemma in Castle Rock, Colorado, between Alberta Development LLC, the town council, local residents and wildlife advocates-resembles in many ways a microcosm of the current US government.

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  4. Rep. Kind recognizes Genoa Fish Hatchery biologistRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    U.S. Representative Ron Kind presented a statement for the Congressional Record to honor mussel researcher and Genoa Fish Hatchery biologist Nathan Eckert Wednesday. Eckert received the 2014 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Rachel Carson Individual Award.

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  5. Island Estates Yacht club travels to Caladesi IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Thirty-five members of the Island Estates Yacht Club and their guests attended a boating picnic at Caladesi Island State Park March 21. Upon arrival to Caladesi Island, Commodore Paul Lightfoot and Barb Loubier greeted the club. After some fun and camaraderie on the docks, the group headed to the picnic pavilion where guests were introduced, and boat captains were presented the club luggage tags and key chains with their boat names.

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  6. Anglers asked to help with FWC's Gulf Reef SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is putting together a Gulf Reef Fish Survey, which became mandatory April 1 for anglers to participate in. The easy, no-cost process will help the FWC paint a clearer picture of how many people are targeting Gulf reef fish, like red snapper and gag grouper, and what anglers are seeing on the water.

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  7. Let's go fishing - Florida offers license-free fishing daysRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Floridians and visitors will be able to fish without a freshwater recreational fishing license April 4 and 5. 'Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World, and fishing is an economic engine for our state, providing jobs across Florida,' said Gov. Rick Scott. 'These designated license-free fishing days are a great opportunity for Floridians and our visitors to enjoy spring weather with their families and loved ones.

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  8. Mark Wahlberg To Produce Boston Marathon Bombing MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | CBS Local

    CBS2 / KCAL9 CBS2/KCAL9 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. CBS Studio City Broadcast Center 4200 Radford Avenue Studio City, CA [...] KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO is Southern California's only all-news radio station and the most credible local source for news coverage.

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  9. Scientists say polar bears won't thrive on land foodRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Polar bears forced off sea ice because of global warming will not find enough food to replace their current diet of fat-laden marine mammals such as seals, researchers say in a paper, contradicting studies that indicate they could be embracing bird eggs, berries and other land food sources. Few bears are using land food and what they find can't replace lipid-rich seals, said Karyn Rode, a U.S. Geological Survey research wildlife biologist and lead author of the paper published Wednesday in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment .

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  10. Hopkinton Center for the Arts' Boston Marathon Charity RunnersRead the original story

    18 min ago | HCAM News

    The Hopkinton Center for the Arts announces its 2015 Boston Marathon charity runners: Andy Sonnenburg , Meaghan O'Neil , Sean O'Neil , and Kevin Ryan . Each runner has committed to raising a minimum of $5,000 for the HCA.

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  11. Has Boston bombing trial changed perceptions of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?Read the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Henry Nields stood in federal court earlier this week with rubber gloves on, holding up a small pair of tattered shorts. Or they might be underpants, he said.

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  12. TransCanada ditching idea of building oil port in Quebec: published reportRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Edmonton Journal

    A published report says TransCanada Corp. has ditched plans to build an oil port in Quebec as part of its Energy East project. TransCanada had previously suspended the construction of a port in the eastern Quebec community of Cacouna because of the presence of belugas.

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  13. Catch Asymbol's Wandering Eyes Gallery At evo Portland...Read the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Transworld

    It's often said that snowboarding is a lifestyle. But what does that mean exactly? Although almost indefinable, through a mosaic of imagery, imagination, and IPA's, Asymbol's Wandering Eyes gallery at evo Portland marvelously animates this concept.

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  14. Fishing reportRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The News-Star

    The crappie are in two-three foot water just off the banks and hitting jigs and shiners. Bass are fair on worms and lizards.

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  15. 2015 Coachella: Your survival guideRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    On the third day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival temperatures dropped as the first weekend wrapped up. Fans in The Do Lab cool down with Slow Magic in the late afternoon.

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  16. Outdoors: First-time hunters can now sign up for education coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Evening Sun

    Thousands of anglers will be heading to streams and ponds for the early opening of trout season in southeastern Pennsylvania, and many of those anglers may soon turn their attention to the upcoming hunting seasons - especially those who need to complete the Hunter-Trapper Education course. Completion of the course is required of all first-time hunters before a hunting or trapping license can be purchased.

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  17. Mark Wahlberg eyes role in Boston Marathon bombing filmRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Evening Sun

    Boston-bred Mark Wahlberg may star in a film that recounts one of the most tragic events in his hometown's history: the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Deadline Hollywood said Wahlberg is looking to play Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis in the film, "Patriots' Day," which will be based on Davis' account of the five-day manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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  18. Trout fishing in Tasmania reaches the ripe old age of 150Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | ABC News

    Standing in waist high water flinging a rod back and forth so the tip of the fishing line just rests on the top of the water, Gary France is doing what he loves; trout fishing. 2015 marks 150 years of trout fishing in Tasmania and Mr France said while the principal of fishing might remain fairly similar, the equipment has changed considerably.

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  19. Louisiana shrimp task force votes to repeal turtle-excluder device enforcement prohibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Shrimp Task Force members voted unanimously Wednesday to support the repeal of state legislation adopted in 1987 that prohibits Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents from enforcing federal turtle-excluder device regulations, Wildlife and Fisheries announced. Environmental groups have long pushed for better enforcement of the use of such devices in shrimp trawls.

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  20. Brownback To Sign Concealed Carry Bill ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Governor Sam Brownback plans to sign a bill allowing Kansas residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit. The Governor's office scheduled a signing ceremony for Thursday afternoon at the Statehouse.

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