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Adventure show hosts pleads guilty in hunting case

Former Miss Kansas Theresa Vail
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Theresa Vail, a former Miss Kansas who hosted an adventure TV show has pleaded guilty to killing an Alaska grizzly bear without a state tag.

The sentence, issued Wednesday, includes one year of probation and a $750 fine.

A charging document says Vail, on a guided Theresa Vail hunt, held a single bear tag and shot a bear. When she attempted to kill it with a second shot, it says, she killed a second bear.

It says the master guide was contacted and a collective decision was made to fly out another tag, which Vail said she signed but backdated at the master guide’s request.

Vail hosted the Outdoor Channel series “Limitless with Theresa Vail.”

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