Lyme disease: New estimates from CDC reveal estimated 300,000 cases per year vs. previously reported

Lyme disease: New estimates from CDC reveal estimated 300,000 cases per year vs. previously reported

Lyme disease has now become one of the fastest growing epidemics to date. Why the alarming increase? Revised numbers from the CDC reflect that they…

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QUESTION: WHICH COUNTRY BOASTS THE MOST HUNTERS IN EUROPE?  ANSWER: FRANCE . . .

QUESTION: WHICH COUNTRY BOASTS THE MOST HUNTERS IN EUROPE? ANSWER: FRANCE . . .

Have you ever wondered which European nation boasts the greatest number of hunters? The opportunities range from tracking ibex in the mountains of Spain to…

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MORE OLDER TEXANS GETTING CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSES . . .

MORE OLDER TEXANS GETTING CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSES . . .

Texans in their 50s and 60s are leading the pack in getting concealed handgun licenses, the Star-Telegram reports. The newspaper reports that as the number…

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ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT ISSUES ANOTHER VICTORY FOR CONCEALED CARRY . . .

ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT ISSUES ANOTHER VICTORY FOR CONCEALED CARRY . . .

The Illinois State Supreme Court last Thursday, Sep. 12, ruled in a unanimous decision that the right to keep and bear arms is not confined…

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COLORADO VOTERS OUST STATE SENATORS WHO WERE KEY IN NEW GUN CONTROL LAWS . . .

COLORADO VOTERS OUST STATE SENATORS WHO WERE KEY IN NEW GUN CONTROL LAWS . . .

Grassroots citizen action triumphed last week over millions of dollars in broadcast advertising paid for, in large part, by out-of-state gun control organizations, including the…

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University Researcher says Recent Rains Not a Drought-Buster for Salty Bays

University Researcher says Recent Rains Not a Drought-Buster for Salty Bays

Since the beginning of September, Corpus Christi has received what some have called ‘drought-busting’ rains, including four inches of rain on Sunday, Sept. 8, and…

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New Rules in the Works to Fight Zebra Mussels

New Rules in the Works to Fight Zebra Mussels

In the state’s ongoing effort to combat the spread of invasive zebra mussels, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved for public comment new proposed…

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Nominations Sought for Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

Nominations Sought for Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

Deadline for submission of nominations is December 31 Individuals or organizations that have made a lasting contribution to freshwater fishing in Texas may be nominated…

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Coastwide Texas Seagrass Protection Starts This Month

Coastwide Texas Seagrass Protection Starts This Month

Beginning Sept. 1, a new law passed by the 83rd Texas Legislature takes effect all along the Texas coast, prohibiting the uprooting of seagrass with…

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About the September Cover

About the September Cover

This months cover art by Charles Beckendorf of white-winged dove darting through the brush and cactus of South Texas is a familiar scene for many…

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