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No More Deaths volunteers found guilty for water drops in protected wilderness

Four No More Deaths volunteers, charged with federal misdemeanors after they left water and food in a protected wilderness, have been found guilty. They face up to six months in prison and a fine of $500, and will be sentenced after Feb. 18... Read more»

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