Pittsburgh-Area Mall Gets A Second Bear Visitor

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The bear that strolled into Sears at the Pittsburgh Mills shopping mall had to be tranquilized and taken away. Now a second bear has appeared at the same mall, near the Olive Garden. It didn't stick around, but later returned, backing up traffic on a highway. State game officials say they now plan to set a bear trap.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with continuing coverage of the Pittsburgh Mills shopping mall. Yesterday, we told you of a bear that strolled into Sears, had to be tranquilized and taken away. Now a second bear has appeared at the same mall near the Olive Garden. Didn't stick around but later returned, backing up traffic on the highway. State game officials say they now plan to set a bear trap. In case the bear is listening, they plan to set that bear trap on Monday. It's MORNING EDITION.

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