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Seattle will move to dismantle protest zone, mayor says

 

Last updated 6/22/2020 at 7:53pm



GENE JOHNSON

Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) — Faced with growing pressure to crack down on an "occupied" protest zone following two weekend shootings, Seattle's mayor said Monday that officials will move to wind down the blocks-long span of city streets taken over two weeks ago that President Donald Trump asserted is run by "anarchists."

Mayor Jenny Durkan said the violence was distracting from changes sought by thousands of peaceful protesters opposing racial inequity and police brutality. She said at a news conference that the city is working with the community to bring the "Capitol Hill...



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