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Bear Bill Passes Despite Objections

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A bill to expand the state's bear hunting season initially cleared the State House  along party lines with most Republicans supporting the measure. Proponents say it will help wildlife officials manage the bear population, opponents say it's not necessary.

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunc/local-kunc-967193.mp3KUNC's State Capitol Reporter Bente Birkeland has more.

Bente Birkeland has been reporting on state legislative issues for KUNC and Rocky Mountain Community Radio since 2006. Originally, from Minnesota, Bente likes to hike and ski in her spare time. She keeps track of state politics throughout the year but is especially busy during the annual legislative session from January through early May.
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