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Whitetail deer sits in the grass

September 20, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
A deer sits in the grass at Whitetail Dreams ranch on Wednesday. The ranch is owned by Sam James and is located near Fulton. James is the president of the Missouri Whitetail Breeders and Hunting Ranch Association. He has been enrolled in the Department of Agriculture's testing program and has tested 68 deer at his ranch in the past three years. All tests were negative for the chronic wasting disease.

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