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'Burn boss' arrest inflames Western land use tensions

Oct. 27, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — When U.S. Forest Service personnel carried out a planned burn in a national forest in Oregon on Oct. 13, it wound up burning fencing that a local family, the Hollidays, uses to corral cattle. The crew returned six days later to restart the burn, but the flames...