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4 Texans picked to represent US at Pan American Games
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Meet the men and women who will be representing the USA in Guadalajara, Mexico, from Oct. 14-23 for the 2011 Pan American Games. The event features competition between athletes from the nations of the Americas. The Pan Am Games are held once every four years in the year prior to the Summer Olympic Games. More



Central Texas Friends of NRA banquet and auction takes place Aug. 18
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The Austin-area event will be held on Aug. 18 at the Balcones Country Club. For information, contact Van Short at 512-569-7181 or email jshort4@austin.rr.com. Use this link to find an event in your area and participate by supporting the NRA Foundation through Friends of NRA events in Texas.

Despite drought, it's an 'epic year' for ducks
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Texas' 100,000 or so waterfowlers looking forward to this autumn's duck and goose seasons face flocks of questions and conflicting signals about just what the coming autumn and winter will bring. More

Gun form won't deter drug cartels
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President Obama says he's cracking down on violent drug cartels at the Mexican border. He's getting tough ... with a form. Yep, a form. Obama wants lawful firearms dealers to fill out a form whenever someone purchases more than one long gun. That must be some form! The administration claims it will help stop cartels from bringing drugs and mayhem to our country. More

TPWD hunter education instructors needed
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Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will conduct a free hunter education new-instructor-training workshop Saturday, Aug. 13, in Waco. Instruction will be offered for new applicants and currently certified instructors in skills trail, live firing exercises and home study procedures. More

TSRA membership and Legislative Alerts
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Keep the information flowing! Go to www.tsra.com or call 512-615-4200 and join, renew or upgrade your TSRA membership. TSRA is the NRA state affiliate, since 1919. Keep the faith and share this email!

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Back to school for outdoor adventures
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More than 11,000 middle- and high-school students across Texas are headed back to class this fall to learn about conservation, hunting, fishing, archery, orienteering, camping and other outdoor skills. More

Don't minimize Obama's 'Fast and Furious' guns scandal
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The elite media are at it again. They're trying to downplay the Operation Fast and Furious scandal that has rocked the Obama administration, and they're using the scandal to push the same tired calls for more gun control laws. More

Pre-season prep: 7 steps for success
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Like an early-morning wood duck buzzing the decoys, the 2011-12 waterfowl season will be here before we know it. Taking the proper steps in August will make opening day that much more enjoyable. While the to-do list is long, these seven steps involve will prove essential to a successful waterfowling season. More

Two-minute torture drill
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As shooters, we tend not to push ourselves. We drive to the range, schlep our gear onto the shooting bench and rocket a hundred or-so rounds of "practice" before reversing the process. None of this teaches us what it takes to make a shot with an elevated heart rate, from a difficult position or learning what a "good enough" sight picture looks like. This drill will show you all three. More
 
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