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Avon Lake passes law allowing rifles to cut deer numbers January 15, 2013 Ohio

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By a 6-1 vote, City Council passed legislation ... Council member Dave Kos noted the city was split between those who wanted to use lethal methods, chiefly hunting, to reduce numbers of deer, and those who wanted to try to control the population by contraceptive measures or relocating deer elsewhere.  Nonlethal means of deer control, including contraceptives and relocating deer, which were discussed during the monthslong process leading to the legislation, are illegal under Ohio law.

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