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New England News
7:43 pm
Wed December 25, 2013

Animal Advocates Sue Over Airport Battle With Owls

Snowy Owl
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut animal advocacy group has sued several federal agencies over a recently halted practice of shooting snowy owls near airport runways in New York.

The Connecticut Post reports that Friends of Animals in Darien targets the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other agencies.

The lawyer representing Friends of Animals says a halt to the shooting does not matter. He says shooting owls could resume and advocates want to know what the guidelines are.

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New England News
5:03 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

Regional Airports Make Moves to Improve

Bradley International Airport

Steps towards improving the area’s airports are underway. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard gives us an update on the progress of two regional transportation hubs.

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