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Wisconsin too hot to handle, returns to Final Four

In this photo taken on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, hunters and roommates, Kelly Maynard, left, and Natalie Hunt, pose for a photo with their hunting gear at their home in Madison, Wis.,As the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources tries to slow a decade-long decrease in deer hunting, the pair represent two potentially rich pools for recruiting new, young hunters-- women and people who are seeking local, environmentally sustainable sources of food. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, Amber Arnold)

Young women joining ranks of Wis. deer hunters

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Editors Notes: An AP Member Exchange Feature shared by the Wisconsin State Journal

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- When Natalie Hunt was a little girl, deer hunting was something the men did.


Now 32, the UW-Madison Ph.D. candidate was preparing for her sixth deer hunt when the firearms season started Saturday. And this year she was going to bring along one of her roommates, Kelly Maynard, also 32, for her second foray.

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