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Surrounded by FBI, protesters to surrender at 8 a.m.
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Surrounded by FBI, protesters to surrender at 8 a.m.
The FBI has moved in on the last four protesters occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County. The group says it will surrender Thursday morning.

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Idaho

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Oregon

Surrounded by FBI, protesters to surrender at 8 a.m.
The FBI has moved in on the last four protesters occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County. The group says it will surrender...
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ODA schedules meetings on gypsy moth spraying plan
Former Malheur occupier arrested on unrelated warrant
Affordable housing bills encounter farmer objections

Washington

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Shepherd's Grain and Lacrosse, Wash., FFA's marketing team took home top honors during the Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum.
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