Kirk Siegler

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How The Bundy Trial Hits America's Widening Information Divide

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Bundys are savvy users of social media, which helped them shift the story away from the orders and laws Cliven Bundy is alleged to have violated and toward one of a defiant cowboy taking a stand.

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Federal Trial Of Anti-Government Rancher Cliven Bundy Delayed

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

There's been another delay in the high profile federal conspiracy trial against anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy and his militia associates in Nevada. Bundy, two of his sons and another militiaman are accused of leading an armed standoff against federal agents near the Bundy ranch outside Las Vegas in 2014. The Bundys refuse to recognize federal control of public land.

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Cliven Bundy Trial Gets Started With Jury Selection

Monday, October 30, 2017

Jury selection for the federal trial against Cliven Bundy begins Monday. The anti-government rancher is charged with leading an armed standoff against federal agents in 2014.

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Cliven Bundy And Sons Face A Jury As Federal Trial Opens In Las Vegas

Monday, October 30, 2017

The anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy and some of his followers go on trial in Las Vegas, three years after he led an armed standoff with federal agents over cattle grazing on public land. Jury selection starts Monday.

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Why It Will Be Tough To Hold Hotel Legally Responsible For The Vegas Shooting

Friday, October 13, 2017

"A lot of these people who suffered through the night of October 1 want answers," says one attorney. But previous cases meant to hold venues or gun manufacturers accountable have gone nowhere.

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Las Vegas Massacre Prompts Further Look Into Nevada's Gun Laws

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

The massacre in Las Vegas has brought what's becoming a predictable narrative in the wake of deadly mass shootings in the U.S.: whether or not gun control laws could have helped prevent the tragedy.

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Build A Brewery, And They Will Come

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Some struggling small towns in rural America are beginning to tap into a new model as they try to revive themselves. Small, craft breweries are bringing people back to these declining areas.

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After Heavy Damage, Florida Keys Residents Anxiously Wait To Return Home

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Some residents of Key Largo are now being allowed back in, but the Florida Keys are still largely without power, water, medical service and cell service.

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Irma Damage Largely Cuts Off Florida Keys From The Outside World

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys hard. Evacuated residents may not be able to return home for weeks. The scope of the destruction is only just becoming clear.

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South Florida Officials Begin To Assess Damage From Hurricane Irma

Monday, September 11, 2017

South Florida is assessing the wind and water damage after Hurricane Irma battered the state over the weekend.

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Hunters Sour On Trump's Interior Secretary Over Public Lands Review

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Though Ryan Zinke promised to bring a balanced vision to managing public lands, hunters and other sportsmen now feel that he's not listening to their concerns.

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Out-Of-Control Wildfires Threaten Western States

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

While the nation's attention has largely been on hurricanes, the wildfire crisis in Montana and much of the Northwest continues to worsen with no reprieve from the weather in sight.

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Trump Administration Moves To Shrink National Monuments

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says some National Monuments protecting federal public land designated during the Obama administration will be downsized, including a big reduction of Utah's Bears Ears.

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Trump Defends Charlottesville Comments At Phoenix Rally

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

President Trump held a rally in Phoenix Tuesday night. Meanwhile, protesters gathered outside.

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Phoenix Prepares For Protests As Trump Holds Downtown Rally

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

President Trump speaks in Phoenix Tuesday evening, amid tensions over his handling of the violence in Charlottesville, Va., and the potential pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

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How What Happened 25 Years Ago At Ruby Ridge Still Matters Today

Friday, August 18, 2017

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with author Jess Walter about the significance today of the 1992 deadly standoff between right-wing fundamentalists and the federal government at Ruby Ridge in Idaho.

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Carson Promises To Help Residents Of Housing Projects His Department Is Shutting Down

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

HUD Secretary Ben Carson visited a struggling Illinois river port, where his department is closing two public housing projects. Many of the town's remaining residents live in those developments.

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4 Ways Far-Right Groups Are Winning The Social Media Battle

Monday, July 31, 2017

Followers of jailed rancher Cliven Bundy and his militia are using livestreaming, particularly on Facebook, to galvanize the movement far beyond the American West.

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Social Media Lets Anti-Government Bundys Reach Followers

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Groups who monitor far-right extremists warn that anti-government militants are increasingly using social media to promote armed protests and violence.

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Doctor Shortage In Rural Arizona Sparks Another Crisis In 'Forgotten America'

Friday, July 14, 2017

More than 70 rural U.S. hospitals have closed since 2010, and rural areas are likely to be short 45,000 doctors by 2020. It's one more example of the nation's division between haves and have-nots.

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