Ivory in bagpipes creates border snag

Posted: August 9, 2014 at 2:58 a.m.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will review its rules about ivory imports after two New Hampshire teenagers’ bagpipes were seized at the Canadian border, a spokesman said Friday.

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