Oregon county keeps judge who blocked refuge occupiers

FILE - In this June 21, 2016 file photo, Harney County Judge, Steve Grasty, who faces a special recall election on Tuesday, June 28, speaks during an interview in his office in Burns, Ore. Last votes were coming in on Tuesday for the special election being held in eastern Oregon that was the site earlier this year of an armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge by militants opposed to overreach by the federal government. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky,File)BEND, Ore. (AP) — Residents of a remote county in eastern Oregon where an armed group seized a federal wildlife refuge have voted overwhelmingly to keep in office a top local official who had denied the occupiers access to a county building.

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