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Nearly $4,200 worth of equipment stolen in state forestry shop burglary

Nearly $4,200 worth of equipment stolen in state forestry shop burglary

June 13th, 2013 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three chainsaws, three leaf blowers and two mowers were among the items reported stolen from the Tennessee Department of Forestry maintenance garage in Surgoinsville earlier this week.

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Fishing on area lakes exceeds the action on the region's muddy rivers

Fishing on area lakes exceeds the action on the region's muddy rivers

June 13th, 2013 8:12 pm by George Thwaites

Up until fairly recently, anglers were tickled with the smallmouth angling in area rivers. This week: not so much.

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Bays Mountain not receiving wolf pups

Bays Mountain not receiving wolf pups

June 13th, 2013 10:31 am by Matthew Lane

As a result of an unsuccessful breeding season, Bays Mountain Park will not be receiving new wolf pups this summer as previously expected.

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Outdoors
Three rescued after boat capsizes below dam

Three rescued after boat capsizes below dam

June 13th, 2013 3:45 am by Associated Press

Three people who were thrown into the water when their boat capsized near Fort Loudoun Dam have been rescued by fishermen.

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Sports Live Outdoors
Mullins makes the Elite Series cut

Mullins makes the Elite Series cut

June 12th, 2013 9:19 pm by George Thwaites

The Mount Carmel angler punched his ticket to the prestigious bass fishing series with his fifth-place finish in the 2013 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open Series.

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Outdoors
Fla. deputy rescues Key deer from Doritos bag

Fla. deputy rescues Key deer from Doritos bag

June 11th, 2013 9:42 pm by Associated Press

A deer in the Florida Keys is breathing more easily after a deputy removed a Doritos bag from its head.

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Outdoors
Appalachian Trail Conservancy CEO stepping down

Appalachian Trail Conservancy CEO stepping down

June 11th, 2013 5:45 am by Staff Report

The executive director and CEO of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, an organization dedicated to preserving and managing the trail, is stepping down.

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Outdoors
TWFC makes changes during special meeting

TWFC makes changes during special meeting

June 10th, 2013 8:26 pm by Staff Report

The TWRC made changes to a trio of proclamations addressing bear hunting and the incidental take of wild hogs during a special called meeting held via conference call Monday.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Snake fungus spreads to Tennessee

Snake fungus spreads to Tennessee

June 10th, 2013 12:21 pm by Associated Press

The malady can interfere with a snake's vision and, in some cases, can deform a snake's head, making it difficult for it to feed.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Proposal would lift Lower 48 wolf protections

Proposal would lift Lower 48 wolf protections

June 8th, 2013 7:00 am by JOHN FLESHER, Associated Press

The Obama administration on Friday proposed lifting most remaining federal protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move that would end four decades of recovery efforts but that some scientists said was premature.

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