- Associated Press - Sunday, March 15, 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama one-shot turkey hunt is scheduled to being on Tuesday.

A statement from Gov. Robert Bentley’s office says the hunt includes celebrities, industry leaders, prospective job creators and more and the event is meant to showcase Alabama as a business-friendly state with nature-based recreation opportunities.

Officials say the hunt’s proceeds will help fund scholarships promoting natural resource and wildlife studies at Auburn University and the University of Alabama.

Bentley says 75 people are expected to participate in this year’s hunt.

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