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Walker Orenstein

Walker Orenstein

Walker Orenstein covers the environment and workforce issues for MinnPost. He previously covered state government and politics for The (Tacoma) News Tribune. A St. Paul native, he is a graduate of the University of Washington. He can be reached at, and you can follow him on Twitter at @walkerorenstein.

Save a deer … by adopting a dumpster?

The idea for the dumpster bill is to provide a convenient way for hunters to butcher their deer and dispose of the carcass in manner that will lower the risk of spreading prions, the abnormal and self-replicating proteins believed to cause CWD.

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