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United States

8 March 2008

New York Times

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia — When David Helms was in seventh grade, he would take his .22-caliber rifle to school, put a box of ammunition in his locker and, like virtually all the other boys, lean his rifle against a wall in the principal's office so he could start hunting squirrels and groundhogs as soon as classes let out. The number of hunting licenses bought in West Virginia dropped 20 percent in the last decade. Now, when he takes his 8-year-old grandson... (

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