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New Jersey bear hunt reinstated

Updated: June 17, 2005, 4:33 PM ET
U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance — June 17, 2005

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In spite of having cancelled last year's hunt, the head of New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection announced yesterday that the state will likely resume hunting black bears in 2005.

The decision comes in the wake of months of sportsmen's protest over the bear hunting cancellation, the airing of a documentary that showed the dangers of overabundant black bears in the state and a near attack on a three-year-old at his home in northern New Jersey.

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