Canadians argue for polar bear hunt

Jun 24, 2008 By H. JOSEF HEBERT , Associated Press Writer

(AP) -- Officials from northern Canada were in Washington on Monday to make an unpopular argument: Let U.S. hunters continue to kill polar bears for sport.



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