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Arizona has one of the highest boating accident rates in the country. It is also one of the only states to not have boater education laws or require boat operators to take any type of education course before going out on the water. The National Transportation Safety Board has been urging Arizona to create and enforce such safety laws to decrease the number of accidents.
More than 850 felons had been found to hunt and kill deer with a "modern firearm," which is not allowed by state law. It was discovered that state agencies did not run background checks on felons before issuing a hunting license.
NBC6 discovers and rescues animals used in a state experiment financed by specialty license plate sales. The animals ended up in the hands of a Texas lion hunter. (May 9, Aug. 4, 13, 1996)
Antigovernment zealots and a mystery toxin in Wisconsin have undercut the astounding revival of the bald eagles. A large number of eagle deaths were atrributed to environmental terrorism. Scientists were unable to discover the cause of deaths for eagles dying in southern Wisconsin despite testing for every known pesticide and avian disease. In Arkansas, two-thirds of the winter eagle population were found dead or dying. (January 1996)