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Pennsylvania hunters killed record 4,653 black bears in 2019

There were 30 days of bear hunting across all bear seasons for the first time since 1931.

By The Associated Press

New laws for a new year: Sunday hunting, voting by mail, tobacco 21, a state amphibian and more

Gov. Tom Wolf put his signature on more than 100 bills that reached his desk over the course of last year. Here are 15 of them.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

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Police: Deer hunter dies in fall from tree stand

State police say a deer hunter was killed in a fall from a tree stand in Berks County.

By The Associated Press

Pa. Game Commission warns of lead’s danger to animals, but hunters say non-lead ammo is too expensive

When lead bullets are used for hunting, there can be unintended consequences.
By P. Kenneth Burns/WHYY

Food safety experts urge caution for hunters in areas with fatal deer disease

Food safety experts say hunters need to take precautions when handling their harvest.

By Rachel McDevitt

Sunday hunting days poised to become law in Pennsylvania

Gov. Tom Wolf will sign legislation allowing hunting on three Sundays a year in Pennsylvania.

By The Associated Press