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Hot air balloon hunting is coming to Texas

Do you consider hunting a sport? What about hunting from a hot air balloon?

"Looks like this family of hogs is going to eat well tonight." …

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Big sports/hog news: Texas approves feral hog hunting from hot air balloons

The biggest sports news of the day, and possibly the year, broke this morning in Texas, where I now live, and for you folks looking for a new sport to get into, today is your lucky day. 320 more words

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Texas Approves Hunting Feral Hogs By Hot Air Balloon

AUSTIN (AP) — Texas lawmakers have approved hunting feral hogs and coyotes from hot air balloons.

The state already allows shooting feral hogs from helicopters. The latest hunting twist comes as the state looks for new ways to control a growing hog population that causes millions in damages to crops every year. 97 more words

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Riddles of greens, dreams, and scenes.

Having restless nights wondering “Oh, my. What happened next?”

Three short riddles follow up stories in recent posts:

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Death by BACON - Three militants loyal to the Islamic State group (ISIS) killed by wild boars

At least eight ISIS fighters had been reportedly taking fighting positions in dense reeds near Iraq’s al-Rashad region, about 55 miles southwest of Kirkuk, in preparation for a surprise attack on local anti-ISIS tribesman. 492 more words

Texas House Orders Study Before Using Poison On Feral Hogs

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AUSTIN (AP) — Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller’s planned “feral hog apocalypse” won’t be happening anytime soon.

That’s after the maker of poisoned hog bait pulled its product from use in Texas. 119 more words

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Feral Hog Populations Dropping in Missouri

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Efforts to eradicate feral hogs from Missouri are improving.

The Missouri Department of Conservation, partner agencies and private landowners have combined to trap and kill 2,332 feral hogs in the first three months of this year, almost half the total of 5,358 feral hogs captured in all of 2016. 76 more words

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