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Federal and state sharpshooters have begun culling free-ranging deer in the bovine tuberculosis management area, the state Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday.


The DNR and U.S. Department of Agriculture sharpshooters will continue work on the ground through the first part of April, aided by up to two weeks by an aerial deer removal operation slated for mid-March, the DNR said, adding that ground operations may continue if warranted.

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