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“A man who appeared to be a soldier in (camouflage) fatigues and carrying what appeared to be an assault rifle motioned me to stop and asked where I was going. I said to the Wal-Mart just down the street and he motioned me along.”
As for the militia sticking around, all three residents shared Burkett's sentiment: "The whole community is not sure they want that. We'd like to tell them to go home".
I have really nothing to add, but thought the KOS community would be interested in hearing from the towns people themselves. Take a look. It is fairly short, but informative.
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