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County Bear Hunting Proposal Shot Down!

Bears get a reprieve as Commission decides to postpone vote in response to public concern.

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Trophy Hunting of Black Bears May Be Allowed in SLO County

Fifty bears could be killed in the county each year; many questions unanswered.

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