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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Changes abound in the gun-deer hunting opener starting tomorrow

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Hundreds-of-thousands of deer hunters will hit the woods in Wisconsin tomorrow, to start a nine-day gun season that poses a number of challenges. First, it's a later season than usual -- and the D-N-R's Kevin Wallenfang says it could mean less rutting activity. He says many areas as fairly wet, and that could limit hunters' access. Also, Wallenfang says the deer will have lot more room to hide, because about 40-percent of the state's corn crop is still standing due to a late planting.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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