Day 41: Last, reluctant refuge occupier turns self in

Day 41 of the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge -- and quite possibly the last -- dawned Thursday with another online live stream of a phone call before the planned surrender of the last four holdouts, after Wednesday night's Portland Airport arrest of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy.

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Day 41: Last, reluctant refuge occupier turns self in

Day 41 of the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge -- and quite possibly the last -- dawned Thursday with another online live stream of a phone call before the planned surrender of the last four holdouts, after Wednesday night's Portland Airport arrest of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy.

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Oregon standoff: 3 of 4 protesters surrender

Three of the four remaining occupiers at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge's headquarters in Harney County, Oregon, surrendered Thursday after 41 days, according to David Fry, the lone holdout, speaking on a live streamed phone call. Fry is refusing to come out, saying his grievances have not been heard.

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