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Law Enforcement Surrounds Refuge After Violent Confrontation

Law enforcement officials had surrounded the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday after a violent confrontation the day before with protesters who had been occupying the wildlife refuge in the northwestern state of Oregon for nearly a month. U.S. authorities on Tuesday killed one protester and arrested eight others who had been demanding that control of the federal land be turned over to local officials. Harney County Sheriff David Ward told reporters he was disappointed that...

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