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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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Outdoors
Young eagles rescued after nest blown down

Young eagles rescued after nest blown down

June 7th, 2013 6:20 am by Associated Press

Wildlife rehabilitators have rescued two juvenile bald eagles whose nest fell 75 feet to the ground during a thunderstorm in Sevierville.

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Sports Live Outdoors
Chatter at state track meet leads to hot fishing tip

Chatter at state track meet leads to hot fishing tip

June 6th, 2013 7:00 pm by George Thwaites

High school sporting events aren’t places you’d usually expect to pick up hot fishing tips, but over the years this is exactly where we’ve found ourselves pointed in very profitable directions.

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Community TriCityMom Outdoors
Father's Day 'You Da Man' 5K raises prostate cancer awareness

Father's Day 'You Da Man' 5K raises prostate cancer awareness

June 6th, 2013 4:31 pm by Staff Report

We Run Events owners Hank Brown and Natalie Whitlock, both cancer survivors and both marathon runners, will host an inaugural race to benefit prostate cancer awareness on Father’s Day.

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Community Outdoors
Be paw-pared before visiting a dog park

Be paw-pared before visiting a dog park

June 5th, 2013 1:36 pm by Marci Gore

A dog park can be a great way to enjoy the outdoors with your canine companions. But before heading out the door, you may want to consider some tips from two local veterinarians.

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Sports Sports Live Regional & National Outdoors
Take down your fishin' pole: Saturday is free fishing day in Tennessee

Take down your fishin' pole: Saturday is free fishing day in Tennessee

June 5th, 2013 4:40 am by staff and wire reports

Tennessee’s annual free fishing day is Saturday, when the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency allows fishing without a license in public waters. Children ages 13 through 15 will able to fish without a license through June 14.

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