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  • Nebraska Sen. Chambers renews push to ban cougar hunting

    Nebraska's longest-serving senator vowed Thursday to outlaw mountain lion hunting in Nebraska even if he has to circumvent a legislative committee to bring it to a vote.
  • Maryland rockfish poacher could face federal prison sentence

    Maryland rockfish poacher could face federal prison sentence
    On Friday, two men with a fondness for Maryland's Tilghman Island will gather for a hearing in a wood-paneled federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore. Seated at the bench will be Judge Richard D. Bennett, who has a painting of the Knapps Narrows channel...

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    a midwinter afternoon, William "Billy" J. Lednum steered the Kristin Marie into the Knapps Narrows, a channel that separates Tilghman Island from the rest of the Eastern Shore. It was 35 degrees and gusty, but Lednum, a "waterman cowboy" who has won...

    Second phase of large conservation land purchase completed

    The Natural Resources Board has approved a 21,000-acre land buy in Douglas County that would create the largest conservation purchase in Wisconsin history. The $5.6 million purchase is the second phase of the Brule-St. Croix Legacy Forest. The first...

    Governors looking to expand renewable energy, natural gas

    The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are joining forces to look for ways to increase the region's reliance on renewable energy sources while also expanding natural gas capacity. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said the effort...