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What Led To The Acquittal Of Ammon Bundy And 6 Others? 2 Jurors Explain

OPB | Feb. 13, 2017 4:25 p.m. | Portland

Last fall, seven of the occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge were found not guilty of all of the major charges in the case.

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3 Malheur Occupiers Plead Guilty

OPB | Feb. 6, 2017 11:21 a.m. | Portland

Three defendants pleaded guilty in Portland for their roles in last year’s occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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Attorneys Say Racial Bias Played A Role In Malheur Verdict

OPB | Oct. 28, 2016 10:52 a.m.

Legal experts say implicit bias from the jury likely played a role in the acquittal of Ammon Bundy and six other people charged for taking over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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3 Takeaways From The Oregon Refuge Occupiers' Acquittal

OPB | Oct. 28, 2016 5 a.m. | Portland

The acquittal of seven occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge left supporters outside the federal courthouse in Portland elated. But many people are asking: What's next?

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Judge Rules Prosecutors Can Use Facebook Evidence In Malheur Refuge Trial

OPB | Sept. 12, 2016 9:38 a.m.

In a written ruling, Judge Anna Brown says prosecutors can use Facebook evidence collected from the occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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Judge Deals Government Blow Over Facebook Evidence In Refuge Trial

OPB | Aug. 23, 2016 1:25 p.m.

The U.S. attorney wasn’t able to explain to the court how raw, unfiltered information from 11 Facebook accounts ended up as part of the evidence presented in the discovery process.

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February Court Date Set For Bundy Standoff Case In Nevada

AP | April 27, 2016 9:07 a.m.

A federal magistrate judge in Las Vegas has set a Feb. 6 trial date for rancher Cliven Bundy and 18 other defendants in an armed confrontation with government officers two years ago.

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Ammon Bundy Questions Authority Of Feds To Prosecute Him

AP | April 25, 2016 9:11 a.m.

Lawyers for Ammon Bundy plan to argue that the federal government lacks jurisdiction to prosecute him for the takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon.

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Jewell: Oregon Takeover Among Several Threats To West

AP | April 19, 2016 7:49 a.m.

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says an armed takeover of an Oregon national wildlife refuge is part of an "extreme movement" to seize public lands and reject the rule of law, putting communities and public employees at risk throughout the West.

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From Jail, Last Oregon Occupier Still Talking On YouTube

AP | April 18, 2016 7:21 a.m.

Now awaiting trial on federal charges, David Fry has been calling from inside the Multnomah County Jail to have his thoughts recorded and posted by supporters to YouTube.

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Bundy Brothers, 3 Others Due In Nevada In Standoff Case

AP | April 15, 2016 8:39 a.m.

Two sons of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and three other men are due for arraignment Friday before a federal magistrate judge in Las Vegas on charges in an armed confrontation with government agents two years ago.

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Ammon Bundy, 3 Co-Defendants Appeal To Remain In Oregon

AP | March 29, 2016 8:04 a.m.

Ammon Bundy and three co-defendants who are jailed in Oregon for the occupation of a national wildlife refuge have appealed an order that requires them to fly to Nevada next month to face charges in a federal case there.

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4 Things To Know About The LaVoy Finicum Shooting

OPB | March 9, 2016 6:46 a.m.

On Tuesday, law enforcement tasked with investigating the Jan. 26 fatal shooting of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupant LaVoy Finicum during a traffic stop outlined their findings to the public.

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Malheur Refuge Manager: 'It's 1 Big Mess'

OPB | March 1, 2016 8:23 p.m.

For the 16 federal employees who work at the refuge, this season will be very different from years past.

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41 Days: An OPB Documentary On The Oregon Occupation

OPB | Feb. 15, 2016 9:23 a.m.

OPB looks back at the nearly six-week Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation in an hour-long Think Out Loud special. Listen live at noon PST on Wednesday, Feb. 17.