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Indiana deer harvest was 120,000, down from 2 previous years

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A state wildlife biologist says Indiana’s deer harvest fell last year for the second straight year, but those declines were by design and part of a long-term deer-reduction strategy.

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Following Nepal quake, climbers say Everest season is over

Mountain guides and climbers stand beside camping and climbing gear gathered together after an avalanche hit the area, at Everest Base Camp, Nepal, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Saturday's quake unleashed an avalanche that buried part of the base camp packed with foreign climbers preparing for summit attempts. (AP Photo/Nima Namgyal Sherpa)

SEATTLE (AP) — All climbers on the Nepal side of Mount Everest have left the mountain and the climbing season is over following a deadly earthquake that left thousands dead in Nepal and dozens of climbers killed or injured after an avalanche swept across the basecamp area, according to guiding companies and individual climbers.

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