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Man In Court After Allegedly Hunting Deer In Walmart Parking Lot

Western Pennsylvania is well-known for its deer hunting.

05/01/2013

Lyme Disease

The Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Centers for Disease Control have information about preventing Lyme Disease.

09/25/2012

Ken Drummond saw the bear hanging out at his home off of Crawford Run Road and snapped a few candid pictures of it. Photo Credit: Ken Drummond

Who Is Afraid Of The Big Bear? If You Are Not Should You Be?

With recent bear sightings in residential places becoming more and more common Mike Pintek talks with Gary Fujak about bear attacks.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/27/2012

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Game Commission Sets 2 Bear Traps In Frazer Twp.

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has set up a couple of traps to catch an elusive black bear or bears near the Pittsburgh Mills Mall.

07/30/2012

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Bear Trap Near Pittsburgh Mills Mall Empty

As of 9 p.m. Monday, the bear trap near Pittsburgh Mills Mall in Frazer remained empty. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has not revealed the exact location of that trap because they want people to stay away.

07/23/2012

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Black Bear Wanders In Natrona Heights Neighborhood

There was a bear sighting in Natrona Heights. An adult bear weighing at least 300 pounds wandered into Tom and Sharon Bowser’s yard on Burtner Road.

06/15/2012

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Bear Cub Spotted In Banksville Park

A black bear was spotted in Pittsburgh’s Banksville Park. While bears aren’t usually sighted in the city, wildlife officials say it’s actually not uncommon in the spring and summer.

04/18/2012

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North Union Township Bow & Arrow Shooting Accidental

Officials say the shooting of a man with a bow and arrow was an accident.

01/17/2012

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Deer Hunters Take Part In Annual Tradition

About 750,000 hunters were expected to hit the woods statewide. KDKA’s Trina Orlando caught up with a few of the successful ones at Hoffer’s Meat Packing in Ligonier.

11/28/2011

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Scott Twp. To Make Feeding Deer Illegal

While hunters complain that deer in the forest are on the decline, in urban and suburban Allegheny County, the Game Commission says the opposite is true – the population is at an all-time high.

11/22/2011

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Pa. Ranks Fourth In Deer-Vehicle Crashes

The annual deer versus vehicle survey is out and West Virginia is No. 1 and Pennsylvania ranks fourth. In West Virginia, one out of every 52 drivers will have a deer confrontation, while in Pennsylvania the ratio is one deer hit for every 86 drivers.

10/03/2011

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Black Bear Surprises Fawn Township Couple

The Kopnickys, who are naturalist guides, say they don’t fill their ground feeders this time of year when the bears are gearing up for hibernation, but didn’t think the bear could climb up an 8-foot deck with no steps to get to the high feeder.

09/30/2011

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2 Deer Trapped In Highland Park Reservoir

When contractors arrived to work on the reservoir’s liner around 6 a.m., they quickly noticed they weren’t the first ones there.

05/16/2011

Bear Safety Precautions

The PA Game Commission has tips on how to stay safe if there’s a black bear in your yard. For more information, click here.

05/09/2011

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