FBI officials have established checkpoints around the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge as a handful of armed militants remain inside.

FBI officials have established checkpoints around the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge as a handful of armed militants remain inside.

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  • We talk with political scientist Phil Brick about how the Malheur occupation fits into the history of conflicts over public lands in the west.

 

  • State of Wonder host April Baer brings us the highlights from the recent Portland candidates arts forum she moderated.
  • And we wrap up the hour by reading from some of the many comments we got this week about our coverage of the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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