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Meridan, Sharp Shooters Looking for Chronic Wasting Disease June 5, 2015 Michigan

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... The DNR decided to take these steps after a 6-year-old female white-tailed deer was found with CWD in April...  Dr. Schmitt. "By reducing the deer heard, hopefully might keep the disease from coming established, and thereby keeping us from having to deal with CWD like 17 other states and 2 Canadian Provinces ...
     Deer kill under way in Meridian Township June 4, 2015 Michigan, Lansing State Journal
... Less than a week after officials announced a diseased deer [chronic wasting disease] was found in Meridian Township, sharpshooters began killing deer in the township Wednesday... "We don't know how widespread the disease is and over what geographic area," Stewart said. "We'll start within two miles and go out from there." ...

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