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The commissioner of Kentucky’s Department of Fish and Wildlife said it’s hard to predict how soon the state’s deer population will rebound from a decimating disease. 

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The Illinois firearm deer season begins tomorrow and runs through Sunday.  It will conclude November 29th through December 2nd. Hunters harvested more than 98,000 deer during 2011's seven-day hunt. So far this year, about 334,000 permits have been issued.