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2 Makah get jail time for illegally hunting a gray whale off Washington state in 2007

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    Tacoma, Washington (AP)

    Five Makah whalers who killed a gray whale during an illegal hunt last September have been sentenced in federal court. The sentences include jail time for two men considered the leaders of the group.

    Wayne Johnson received five months in jail, and Andy Noel was sentenced to three months in jail. Both men also will be supervised for a year after their release, according to the U.S. attorney’s office

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