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Maryland Deer Hunters Report Taking 19,054 Deer

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By Kavitha Cardoza

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says last weekend's firearms deer hunt was a large increase over last year. There was a a 20 percent increase over 2008's opening weekend harvest. O

fficials say deer hunters reported taking 19,054 deer despite windy conditions on Saturday.

Deer hunting is allowed on certain Sundays in 19 counties on private land. The deer firearm season runs through Dec. 12.

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For Greece's Farmers, Growing Pressure To Be More Competitive

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Obama's Trip to Africa & Foreign Aid

By visiting Africa this month, President Obama is drawing attention to one of the diplomatic tools that most directly shapes America's relationships with other countries: foreign aid and assistance. But now all policy makers at home feel the United States is pursuing the soundest strategy when it comes to providing aid abroad. We explore the issue with the official in charge of the Africa portfolio for the United States Agency for International Development.

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