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Ammon And Ryan Bundy Denied Bail

Jan 30, 2016
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A judge at the federal courthouse in Portland Friday denied bail to five of the militants arrested near Burns earlier this week in connection with the armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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Oregon Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley stopped by the Falling Sky Delicatessen in Eugene, Friday, to discuss retirement savings plans for small businesses.

Rachael McDonald

The City of Eugene begins more improvement projects to South Willamette Street Monday. Construction crews will begin widening the lanes between 24th and 29th avenues and will install a new traffic signal. This is a pilot project to study whether the new lanes will improve accessibility.

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Correspondent Chris Lehman talks with KLCC's Rachael McDonald about the legislative session that begins February 1st in Salem.

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The FBI says agents are negotiating with the four remaining militants occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge to get the occupiers to come out peacefully. The occupiers seem willing to go, but say they don't want to face charges.

FBI video screengrab

The FBI confirmed Thursday that the militant who died Tuesday was fatally shot by law enforcement. The man shot was LaVoy Finicum, a spokesperson for the armed occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

The FBI released aerial video showing the Tuesday evening encounter between two of the militants' vehicles and law enforcement.

UCC Strong

Within hours of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College, a fund was created with donations to help the victims.  More than $650,000 dollars have already been distributed to those most directly harmed by what happened. Now, nearly four months after the campus tragedy, the UCC Strong Fund is broadening its scope of support.

Rachael McDonald

As the occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge seems to be near an end, a fundraising campaign opposing it has been suspended. Leaders of the “Go Home” campaign say after a man died this week, they felt it was appropriate.

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Oregon’s high school graduation rate increased to 73-point-8 percent in 2015. That’s up 2 percent from the year before.

4 Remaining Militants Say They're Ready To Leave Refuge

Jan 28, 2016
Rob Kerr / AFP/Getty Images

Just four people remain at the occupied Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

The group spoke with OPB by phone Thursday morning.

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