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      Pheasants to be Stocked at Several Nebraska Wildlife Areas

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      LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission plans to release several hundred pheasants at each of nine wildlife management areas before Thanksgiving.

      The stocking will provide additional opportunities for hunters during the holiday weekend.

      The adult roosters will be released at Pressey in Custer County; Sherman Reservoir in Sherman County; Oak Valley in Madison County; Branched Oak in Lancaster County; Twin Oaks in Johnson County; Hickory Ridge in Johnson County; Wilkinson in Platte County; Peru Bottoms in Nemaha County; and Yankee Hill in Lancaster County.

      The pheasant season runs through Jan. 31.

      Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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