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‘Hounded’ is new legal thriller by David Rosenfelt

This book cover image released by Minotaur shows "Hounded," by David Rosenfelt. (AP Photo/Minotaur)

“Hounded” (Minotaur), by David Rosenfelt

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Application period starts for antlerless deer hunt

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s application period for licenses to hunt antlerless deer is underway and continues through Aug. 15.

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As numbers of gray seals rise, so do conflicts

In this July 1, 2014 photo released by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, (IFAW) gray seals congregate on the shore in Chatham, Mass. Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that they are taking over large stretches of shore, attracting sharks which feed on them, and are interfering with fishing charters. (AP Photo/International Fund for Animal Welfare)

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that some frustrated residents are calling for a controlled hunt.

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AP NewsBreak: Obama opens East Coast to oil search

ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Opening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil exploration for the first time in decades, the Obama administration on Friday approved the use of sonic cannons to discover deposits under the ocean floor by shooting sound waves 100 times louder than a jet engine through waters shared by endangered whales and turtles.

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