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CWD spread continues in Iowa, Dane counties; off-color e-mail costs DOT lawyer his job; 9 more state stories

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MADISON -- Chronic wasting disease continues to get more prevalent in southern Wisconsin's deer population.

The DNR said Tuesday that almost one of every four adult male deer in Iowa County and western Dane County are thought to have the fatal brain disorder.

The 25 percent prevalence rate among adult males is up from 20 percent a year ago, and 8- to 10 percent back in 2002 when CWD was first discovered in the Badger State.

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