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Near record-breaking black bear bagged near North Hudson

The Wisconsin record for a black bear is 727 pounds. However, officials say Feia's trophy could weigh more, because they couldn't raise the bear any higher on their scale.
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The Wisconsin record for a black bear is 727 pounds. However, officials say Feia's trophy could weigh more, because they couldn't raise the bear any higher on their scale.

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