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Hunting banned in part of northwest Wisconsin after wasting disease turns up in deer

The DNR has banned hunting in a 10-mile radius of an area in Shell Lake after officials discovered chronic wasting disease in a doe there.
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The DNR has banned hunting in a 10-mile radius of an area in Shell Lake after officials discovered chronic wasting disease in a doe there.

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