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Leader says armed group in Oregon will go home after federal land is transferred to locals


BURNS, Ore. — A leader of the small, armed group of people occupying a remote national wildlife preserve in Oregon said Tuesday they will go home when a plan is in place to turn over management of federal lands to locals.

Ammon Bundy told reporters at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge that ranchers, loggers and farmers should have control of federal land — a common refrain in a decades-long fight over public lands in the West.


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