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CWD S.O.S.

Updated: October 15, 2008, 2:57 PM ET
By Sam Eifling | ESPNOutdoors.com

All it took was one sick doe.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources had watched in recent years as instances of chronic wasting disease, or CWD, had appeared in surrounding states. As far back as 2002, the DNR and the Michigan Department of Agriculture had plans to attack the disease swiftly if it popped up in the Wolverine State.

It happened at the end of August this year when a single whitetail in a Kent County breeding facility was diagnosed with CWD.

Within days, ...

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