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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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'It's A Surviving Tool': 'Native' Tells Satirical Stories Of Life In Israel

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to author Sayed Kashua, an Israeli-Palestinian whose satirical weekly columns in Haaretz newspaper are collected in his new book called Native.
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What The Heck Is Natural Wine? Here's A Taste

Natural wines can be off-putting at first: perhaps darker than usual, a little fizzy or cloudy. Some find them charming, others unsophisticated. Here's a guide to this trending, quirky style of wine.
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Jim Gilmore, Who Was Campaigning For President, Isn't Anymore

He had the resume — swing-state governor, veteran, ex-party leader — but there's a good chance you had no idea he was running. Judging by vote totals, Iowa and New Hampshire may have missed it too.
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Colonialism Comment Puts Facebook Under Scrutiny

A Facebook board member lambasted a decision by regulators in India, the social network's second-largest market. He thereby sparked new scrutiny of Facebook's intentions in that country.

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