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Oregon standoff ends after 41 days with dramatic surrender

Feb 17 2016

BURNS, Ore. The four holdouts in the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered on Thursday, with the last protester repeatedly threatening suicide in a dramatic final phone call with mediators before he gave up, ending the 41-day standoff. | Video

Oregon refuge searched for evidence, explosives after occupiers leave

Feb 13 2016

BURNS, Ore. Police and federal agents searched a U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon for explosives and evidence on Friday, a day after the last holdouts in a protest over federal control of Western land surrendered to end a six-week armed standoff.

Authorities to sweep Oregon wildlife refuge after armed standoff

Feb 12 2016

BURNS, Ore., Feb 12 Law enforcement officials were preparing on Friday to sweep a wildlife refuge in Oregon for explosives and evidence a day after the last holdouts in a protest over federal control of Western land surrendered, ending a six-week armed standoff.

Oregon town tense amid dueling protests after wildlife refuge takeover

Feb 01 2016

Burns, Oregon Tension flared in the deeply divided town of Burns, Oregon, on Monday as 500 demonstrators on both sides of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge squared off, brandishing signs and yelling at each other days after one of the occupiers was shot dead by state police.

Oregon town tense amid dueling protests over armed takeover of wildlife refuge

Feb 01 2016

Burns, Oregon, Feb 1 The deeply divided town of Burns, Oregon, braced Monday for possible tension between demonstrators on both sides of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge, days after one of the occupiers was shot dead by state police.

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