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Bear attacks spark debate: Kill them, or leave them alone?

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Bear attacks spark debate: Kill them, or leave them alone?

April 18th, 2014 10:29 am by Stephen Hudak, Orlando Sentinel (MCT)

"I think the fear of God needs to be put back into them."

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Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

April 18th, 2014 11:05 am by Associated Press

An injured survivor told his relatives that the path up the mountain was unstable just before the avalanche. As soon as the avalanche hit, rescuers, guides and climbers rushed to help.

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Man in serious condition after falling 150 yards from Knoxville overlook

Man in serious condition after falling 150 yards from Knoxville overlook

April 17th, 2014 8:49 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

The unidentified man in his 20s was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being rescued about 6:30 a.m., according to Knoxville Fire Department spokesman Capt. D.J. Corcoran.

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Where's BooBoo? Bear trap placed in city to be removed, for now, due to inactivity

Where's BooBoo? Bear trap placed in city to be removed, for now, due to inactivity

April 15th, 2014 11:14 am by Staff Reports

For the past several days, TWRA officials have been attempting to trap a black bear that has reportedly been causing problems around the North North Street and Sherwood Forest area of Johnson City.

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Bat-killing fungus spreads

Bat-killing fungus spreads

April 15th, 2014 11:13 am by Associated Press

As the bats hibernate, the fungus grows on their skin and fur. The fungus is itchy, so the bats wake up in the middle of winter when they're supposed to be sleeping.

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Bill would add nearly 8,000 acres of NE Tennessee land to protected wilderness in Cherokee National Forest

Bill would add nearly 8,000 acres of NE Tennessee land to protected wilderness in Cherokee National Forest

April 11th, 2014 10:33 am by Brad Hicks

Through it, 4,446 acres would be added to the Big Laurel Branch Wilderness area in Carter and Johnson counties. It would also add 2,922 acres to the Sampson Mountain Wilderness in Washington and Unicoi counties

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Updated: Bear menaces west Johnson City

Updated: Bear menaces west Johnson City

April 10th, 2014 10:23 am by Gary B. Gray

A large black bear is wreaking havoc in a neighborhood near Woodland Elementary School.

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Milligan College Cycling Classic in downtown Elizabethton

Milligan College Cycling Classic in downtown Elizabethton - VIDEO

April 6th, 2014 3:40 pm by Sam Watson

Historic Elizabethton Criterium draws cycling teams from around the country.

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Foot golf makes splash in local debut

Foot golf makes splash in local debut

April 4th, 2014 10:21 pm by Joe Avento

For all the golfers who have ever been tempted to use the old foot wedge, there's a new game that might be right up your fairway.

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With flies or spinning tackle preparation yields more fish

March 27th, 2014 3:51 pm by Johnny Molloy

Area fly and spin fishermen are blessed with ample opportunities to ply our trade here in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Drones spying on fisherman? Tennessee's Senate says no can do

Drones spying on fisherman? Tennessee's Senate says no can do

February 27th, 2014 2:24 pm by Associated Press

A proposal that would prohibit the use of drones to conduct video surveillance of outdoorsmen in Tennessee without their permission has passed the Senate.

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