The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission unanimously agreed Friday to allow limited hunting of the sandhill crane in Tennessee.

Members voted this morning on the second of two days of routine meetings, held at the Holiday Inn on Cedar Bluff Road in West Knoxville.

The vote was not unexpected.

The 14-member commission, responsible for setting Tennessee's game limits and hunting seasons, was asked to rule on a proposal to stage the hunt beginning in November.

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