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Hunting with dogs under attack on Kisatchie

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Sportsmen Alliance is considering litigation against the U.S. Forest Service due to a decision to ban hunting with dogs in the Kisatchie National Forest this hunting season.

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Winter weather leads to special duck-season

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — While most of South Louisiana gave Jack Frost a single-finger salute for ruining their autumn last week, duck hunters wanted to kiss him on the lips. They had hoped that the spinning polar vortex that pushed January weather to the Gulf of Mexico in early November would inspire waterfowl to visit the very marshes that have no longer been de rigueur among their kind in recent years.

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Hunting club may cancel endangered rhino hunt

This Aug. 28, 2013 file photo provided by Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo shows an Eastern black rhinoceros calf and its mother, 8-year-old Kapuki, at the zoo in Chicago. A Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros in Africa said it will cancel the hunt if a the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service denies the winning bidder’s request to bring the dead animal back to the U.S. as a trophy. (AP Photo/Lincoln Park Zoo, Todd Rosenberg, File)

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros in Africa said it will cancel the hunt if a federal agency denies the winning bidder’s request to bring the dead animal back to the U.S. as a trophy.

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