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BURNS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon sheriff says the father-and-son ranchers convicted of setting fire to federal grazing land have reported to prison. Dwight Hammond and his son, Steven Hammond, were convicted three years ago of starting fires that burned federal land in 2001 and 2006. An armed group is occupying a remote Oregon wildlife preserve, saying the Hammonds were treated unfairly.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon say they are searching for a murder suspect after finding the body of a 57-year-old man inside an apartment. The Herald and News reports that police found Rick William Aston dead in Klamath Falls when conducting a welfare check. A nationwide arrest warrant has been issued for Beaverton resident Matthew Dean Reyes.

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman says more than 50 high-end knives and swords were stolen from her Grants Pass store. The Daily Courier reports that Robin Boone says her Dan’l Boone’s Trading Post was broken into sometime last week. She says two windows that had bars over the glass were broken and a vehicle may have been used to pull off the bars. She says the thieves made off with several Damascus knives, which sell for $70 to $180 each.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wide receiver Bralon Addison has announced that he will skip his final year of eligibility to declare for the NFL draft. Addison made the announcement in a statement on the school’s website, thanking the Ducks’ coaches, staff, friends and teammates for their support. As a junior this season, Addison led Oregon’s receivers with 63 receptions for 804 yards and 10 touchdowns.


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