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January 27, 2014

Study says guns send 20 kids to hospital daily

Twenty children or adolescents were hospitalized for firearm-related injuries every day in 2009, and 453 died of their wounds, a new report says. The study provides one of […]
January 27, 2014

Snakebite costs man $80 K

A North Carolina man was billed $80,000 for an 18-hour hospital stay last summer after being bitten by a snake – and almost all of the […]
January 27, 2014

Lake Athens produces yet another Sharelunker

Rip van Winkle slept for 20 years. Lake Athens snoozed for 25. Then the 1,799-acre lake near the East Texas town of the same name awoke […]
January 26, 2014

Survey shows fishing a huge business in Texas

Fishing is a popular pastime in Texas that generates some serious bucks for the state’s economy. How much? According to the results a Southwick Associates survey […]
January 26, 2014

Ruger joins S&W in quitting California sales

On January 23rd 2014, Breitbart News reported Smith & Wesson’s plans to end most California gun sales due to the state’s microstamping regulation. In so doing, we mentioned […]
January 26, 2014

Game warden field notes: Dog rescues, peyote busts and more

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Over the Limit A Lubbock District captain and a Garza/Lynn County […]
January 23, 2014

New zebra mussel regs approved

In the state’s ongoing effort to combat the spread of invasive zebra mussels, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Thursday approved expanding rules requiring anyone leaving […]
January 23, 2014

25 percent of sharks, rays face extinction

There are more than a thousand species of sharks and rays in the world, and nearly a quarter of them are threatened with extinction, according to […]
January 23, 2014

2014 big year for Texas’ environment

This is already shaping up to be a big year for Texas’ environment. Decisions are about to be made that will have a major impact on […]
January 23, 2014

Texas warden named “Wildlife Conservation Officer of the Year”

Game Warden Daniel Roraback has been named the 2013 Texas Wildlife Conservation Officer of the Year by the National Wild Turkey Federation. Texas Parks and Wildlife […]
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