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  • Otis Technology Joins the Fight Against COVID-19

    Lyons Falls, NY: Otis Technology has partnered with Saint Lawrence Spirits to make, bottle and distribute hand sanitizer to first responders in desperate need during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In addition, Otis Technology began using its facilities – that normally manufacture firearms maintenance equipment for military, law enforcement and civilians – to immediately begin manufacturing personal

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  • Four Depart, Four Join RMEF Board of Directors

    MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation expresses sincere appreciation for four stalwarts who recently completed honorable service on its board of directors and welcomes four new members taking their place. “Philip Barrett, Mike Baugh, Bill Madison and Don Moss served RMEF, its members and volunteers in exemplary fashion,” said Fred Lekse, board chair.

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  • NSSF Gratified to See Firearm Accidents Reaching Record Low Level

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) is pleased to report that unintentional firearm fatalities reached their lowest level ever, according to the latest data from the National Safety Council’s just-released Injury Facts Report 2018. NSSF, as the trade association for the firearm industry and leading proponent of safe gun handling and storage,

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  • Matt Knox Receives Joe Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award

    ATHENS, GA (March 24, 2020) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is pleased to name Matt Knox of Virginia the 2020 recipient of the Joe Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award. Knox (pictured right) is a wildlife biologist and the deer project leader for the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, a role he has served

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  • Endeavor Network Chooses GoWild for Its Scale-Up Program

    Endeavor has announced the eight companies that will participate in its second Scale Up program across Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio. In partnership with EY, Scale Up supports high-potential entrepreneurs in the region to identify business needs and goals, pursue scaling to the next level, and gain direct support and mentorship from top regional entrepreneurs and

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  • Hunters Flock To TETRA

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    Need a little (immune) support? Rainbow Root Hemp Tea $29.95 With 500mg of CBD, our Elderberry Rainbow Root Hemp Tea is a great way to support your health. Plus, elderberry delivers key antioxidants and vitamins believed to boost the immune system. Read more on WebMD: https://www.webmd.com/diet/elderberry-health-benefits  and here SHOP NOW Constant Washing + Alcohol + Skin

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  • Beta Testing CDC Grade Antiseptic Sanitizer

    Our first batch of CDC grade, antiseptic sanitizer is now available for beta-testing. The beta product is a 2oz. CDC grade product that comes in a spray bottle. It will be offered for free to those customers who order any of our products through our website (WarfighterHemp.Com) and use the promo code BETA. The antiseptic sanitizer will then

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  • NSSF, Retailers Emphasize Gun Safety as Sales Rise and Families Stay Home

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) and its partners urge gun owners to keep firearm safety a top priority and are making safety resources widely available as gun and ammunition sales increase, especially among first-time firearm purchasers. “During this stressful time and with children spending more time at home, the firearm industry

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  • Restoring Guns, Self-Defense Tools, and Confronting Joe Biden – This Week on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk

    Mandeville, LA – It’s a gun restoration expert who’s ready to answer old gun questions, the upcoming Presidential election, a new concealed carry manual, confronting Joe Biden, and more, this week on Tom Gresham’s GUNTALK® Radio, the original nationally-syndicated radio talk show about guns and the shooting sports. This week, Tom’s talking with gun restoration

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