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  • July 23, 2009

    The Ultimate Gun-Lover’s Home-3


    You can forget about getting a Browning Buckmark tattoo or a 3-foot wide pickup widow decal of the famous deerhead logo.

    The Newshound has found the ultimate abode for the unapologetic gun nut and devotee of all things Browning.

    It’s John Moses Browning’s 6,912-square-foot, 8-bedroom mansion in Ogden, Utah. How’s that for a statement?

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  • July 22, 2009

    Senate Confirmation Hearing for FWS Director Nominee Wednesday-0


    The confirmation hearing for Sam D. Hamilton, the Obama Administration’s nominee for Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is scheduled to take place Wednesday, July 22, beginning at 10:00 a.m. EST, before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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  • July 16, 2009

    Louisiana Helping Hunters-2


    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal put his signature on a law last week that creates an annual 3-day reprieve from state sales tax on hunting gear in The Bayou State beginning this fall.

    It’s a law we’d love to see other states pass—and it sends a strong message that the state both acknowledges and appreciates the contribution made to its economy by the hunter and outdoor enthusiast.

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  • July 13, 2009

    Is The Gun Spike Waning?-0



    If Mark Twain were still with us, he might contend that the rumors of the firearms industry’s demise have been greatly exaggerated.


    Selected Wall Street investment analysts announced downgrades to some firearms manufacturer’s stocks last week, based on the premise that the unprecedented spike in the sales of certain guns and ammunition since the November General Election is nearing the end of its historic run.

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  • July 9, 2009

    Dillinger Gun Auction-4


    As a direct result of the resurgent interest in 1930s bank robber John Dillinger with the July 1 release of the blockbuster movie “Public Enemies,” a pair of firearms inextricably linked to the Depression-era bad guy will be auctioned in coming days.

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  • July 7, 2009

    Bearing Up-2



    A trio of eastern Idaho houndsman pursuing black bears got more than they bargained for last week after their hounds unexpectedly surrounded a female grizzly with cubs.


    According to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, the protective grizzly sow knocked one man down, bit him on the right arm and “tossed him around.”

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  • July 2, 2009

    Lawnmower Man-5


    In undoubtedly one of their more unusual missions, members of the U.S. Coast Guard patrolling Lake Erie’s Fairport Harbor in northern Ohio rescued an 84-year-old man who accidentally drove his riding lawnmower off a landing and into the Grand River last week.

    After sinking in several feet of water, the man was apparently too weak or too distressed to pull himself to safety.

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