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in a Feb. 25, 2011 photo, Jacey Blanford, 3, and her brother 17-month-old Weston Blanford, look at a duck decoy as they fish for catfish at the Backwoods Hunting & Fishing Expo at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Steve Gooch)
"There are too many deer in the Winnebago County forest preserves to ensure a healthy population. We think the Forest Preserve board of commissioners should allow Illinois Department of Natural Resources sharpshooters into the preserves to check deer for chronic wasting disease." STORY & COMMENTS