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Missouri officials have approved tougher regulations for deer ranchers and hunting preserves in an attempt to prevent the spread of disease.

Bradford appointed to Mo. Conservation Commission

Oct 28, 2013

A retired state worker who co-owns a 1,000-acre hunting preserve in southeast Missouri has been named by Gov. Jay Nixon to the state Conservation Commission.

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The Missouri Conservation Commission has stopped issuing permits for new big-game hunting and breeding facilities that hold white-tailed or mule deer.

Officials say the goal is to help protect deer from fatal chronic wasting disease, a contagious illness that attacks the nervous system.