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Comet Neowise, the latest celestial visitor to Bell County, soars past the steeple of Ocker Brethren Church near Zabcikville. Dr. Terry Rascoe…

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Father-and-son ranchers convicted of setting fire to federal grazing land reported to prison Monday as the armed anti-government activists who have taken up their cause maintained the occupation of a remote Oregon wildlife preserve.

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The remote high desert of eastern Oregon became the latest flashpoint for anti-government sentiment as armed protesters occupied a national wildlife refuge to object to a prison sentence for local ranchers for burning federal land.

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A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least nine people before dying during a shootout with police, authorities said.

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said 13 people were dead after the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, about 180 miles south of Portland. It was not immediately clear whether that number also included the 20-year-old gunman.