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Utah raises money through permit auctions

Updated: January 16, 2007, 1:44 AM ET
Associated Press — Jan 16, 2007

SALT LAKE CITY(— Sometimes it take big bucks to land a buck.

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources regularly sells hard-to-get hunting permits as a way to raise money to expand the population of wildlife.

Hunting tags from 11 states, Canada and Mexico and the Navajo Nation will be available this week at banquets tied to the Western Hunting and Conservation Expo in Salt Lake City.

David Meyer of Memphis, Tenn., spent $156,000 for a Utah tag that allowed ...

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