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Bill to protect Tenn. outdoorsmen from drones

Bill to protect Tenn. outdoorsmen from drones

February 27th, 2014 1:29 pm by Associated Press

A proposal that would prohibit the use of drones to conduct video surveillance of outdoorsmen in Tennessee without their permission has passed the Senate.

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Critter Crawl 5K registration opens March 3

Critter Crawl 5K registration opens March 3

February 24th, 2014 7:24 pm by Kellen Short, Community Contributor

Registration opens March 3 for Grandfather Mountain's third annual Critter Crawl, a challenging 5K race set for June 7. Proceeds from the race will benefit the otter habitat renovations.

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Wild Game Dinner set for Saturday

Wild Game Dinner set for Saturday

February 21st, 2014 11:41 am by Stephen Igo

If you're game for a taste of the wild, Camp Bethel is the place to be on Saturday. Last year's inaugural event in Wise drew more than 270 people.

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Benefit set for Mount Carmel man paralyzed in hunting mishap

Benefit set for Mount Carmel man paralyzed in hunting mishap

February 17th, 2014 9:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Mount Carmel father of four who was paralyzed in a hunting accident last fall still has a long road of recovery ahead of him, and the financial burden on him and his family continues to grow.

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Smokies seeks comment on environmental assessment

Smokies seeks comment on environmental assessment

February 17th, 2014 11:15 am by Associated Press

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is seeking public comment on an environmental assessment for new facilities at the Smokemont Riding Stables.

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Hunter sues over alleged fraudulent big game hunt

Hunter sues over alleged fraudulent big game hunt

February 15th, 2014 1:12 pm by ?SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press

A big-game hunter from Montana is suing a Canadian outfitter and a world-renowned hunting guide he accuses of turning his once-in-a-lifetime adventure of bagging a rare, wild argali sheep known as the "Marco Polo" into a nightmare.

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Greene County man hunting in Hawkins pleads guilty to several violations

Greene County man hunting in Hawkins pleads guilty to several violations

February 10th, 2014 8:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Greene County man who was arrested in November for “spotlighting” a doe in a rural section of Hawkins County pleaded guilty Monday to several hunting violations.

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Alexander announces federal approval of Smokies archive

Alexander announces federal approval of Smokies archive

February 10th, 2014 5:56 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander has announced that the U.S. Department of the Interior has approved a $4.3 million archive of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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North Carolina admits to unsafe arsenic in river

North Carolina admits to unsafe arsenic in river

February 10th, 2014 8:17 am by By David Zucchino, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The leak at a retired Duke Energy power plant dumped up to 82,000 tons of ash into the river in North Carolina and Virginia. It was reported Feb. 2.

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Government to spend $30M on forest restoration

Government to spend $30M on forest restoration

February 9th, 2014 4:03 pm by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will spend $30 million this year on forest restoration projects in 12 states to reduce the threat of wildfires, protect water quality and improve wildlife habitat for at-risk species.

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