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After a false rumor circulated that Antifa agitators were coming to Sandpoint and nearby Coeur d'Alene to riot and loot businesses, armed vigilantes and Second Amendment supporters gathered in downtown Coeur d'Alene, alarming some of the residents. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Are Paramilitary Extremists Being Normalized? Look To Idaho For Answers

The arrests of militiamen who allegedly plotted to kidnap Michigan's governor echo loudly in the Idaho Panhandle, a region long synonymous with anti-government extremism.

Brian McConnell, right, spoke with his wife, Nora, during a StoryCorps interview in Atlanta in 2016, about his "calling": working with the Delta Honor Guard to greet the remains of a military service members killed in active duty. Morgan Feigal-Stickles/StoryCorps hide caption

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'This Is My Way Of Serving.' How An Airline Worker Honors Fallen Military Members

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After a false rumor circulated that Antifa agitators were coming to Sandpoint and nearby Coeur d'Alene to riot and loot businesses, armed vigilantes and Second Amendment supporters gathered in downtown Coeur d'Alene, alarming some of the residents. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Are Paramilitary Extremists Being Normalized? Look To Idaho For Answers

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture team tracked the Asian giant hornet for about an hour earlier this month, before losing her signal in a forest. Courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture hide caption

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Foiled Again: Murder Hornet Eludes Washington State Scientists

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