Wisconsin hunting program offers an extended deer hunting season to returning servicemen

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Wisconsin state lawmakers have approved a special gun deer hunt for returning servicemen and women who missed the regular hunting season because they were deployed.

The original bill was inspired by a soldier serving in Iraq who wrote to legislators last month asking about the opportunity to go deer hunting after coming home, to provide venison for his family.

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