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TWRC to set Tennessee 2013-14 hunting seasons this week

TWRC to set Tennessee 2013-14 hunting seasons this week

May 28th, 2013 5:00 am by Associated Press

Dates and regulations for Tennessee’s 2013-14 hunting seasons will likely be set during the monthly meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission scheduled for Thursday and Friday.

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Tennessee Aquarium coming to aid of Barrens topminnow

Tennessee Aquarium coming to aid of Barrens topminnow

May 27th, 2013 7:06 pm by Associated Press

Officials at the Tennessee Aquarium have partnered with officials at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in an effort to save a fish species.

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Hunting regs comment deadline nearing

Hunting regs comment deadline nearing

May 24th, 2013 7:15 pm by Associated Press

Hunters have through Monday to comment to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency on hunting regulations for the next seasons.

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Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest atop Everest

Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest atop Everest

May 23rd, 2013 11:49 pm by Associated Press

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest — although his record may last only a few days.

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High water a factor for local fishermen, wherever they go

High water a factor for local fishermen, wherever they go

May 23rd, 2013 10:47 pm by George Thwaites

Northeast Tennessee is pretty much the TVA’s first line of flood control. With the Holston, Clinch and Powell watersheds continually absorbing thunderstorm run-off, fishing in the region is going to be affected.

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Grants help landowners conserve wildlife

Grants help landowners conserve wildlife

May 23rd, 2013 6:26 pm by Associated Press

Federal officials have set aside more than $1 million for Tennessee landowners who help conserve wildlife, the TWRA said.

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Celebrate Urban Birds with guided walk

Celebrate Urban Birds with guided walk

May 23rd, 2013 8:33 am by Staff Report

If you think downtown Kingsport is ready to take flight, then you’re right — in more ways than one. At 11 a.m., Friday, May 24, Kingsport will participate in the Celebrate Urban Birds event.

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Student paddles 216-mile fundraising kayak trip

Student paddles 216-mile fundraising kayak trip

May 22nd, 2013 6:59 pm by Associated Press

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A Western Michigan University student has completed a six-day, 216-mile kayak trip down the Muskegon River to raise money for Parkinson’s disease research, education and advocacy.

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TVA to celebrate National Trails Day with enhancement efforts

TVA to celebrate National Trails Day with enhancement efforts

May 22nd, 2013 3:30 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Valley Authority will be making improvements at six trail locations in Tennessee and Alabama on Saturday, June 1, to celebrate National Trails Day and is encouraging volunteers to participate.

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Rewards offered for information about bald eagle shootings in East Tennessee

Rewards offered for information about bald eagle shootings in East Tennessee

May 22nd, 2013 7:00 am by Associated Press

State and federal wildlife officials are offering $22,000 in rewards in the recent cases of two bald eagle shootings in East Tennessee.

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