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Police shooting draws protesters from near, far

FERGUSON, Mo. — Protesters who have for days lined a busy suburban St. Louis street not far from the place where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have walked from nearby apartments, driven from neighboring communities ...

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Protesters call for repeal of NY SAFE Act

ALBANY — More than 1,000 demonstrators filled a park outside the state Capitol calling for repeal of New York’s new gun law. While cheering former Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino and Jeannine Pirro, a broadcaster and former Westchester County district ...

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City officials address coverage

Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards and Police Chief James M. Sheppard on Monday issued a joint statement regarding local media coverage of the handling of a group of protesters, saying officers were unfairly criticized and accused. “The Rochester Police Department ...

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Protesters object to couple’s eviction in city

Members of area protest group Take Back the Land say there has been little progress in getting the City of Rochester to reexamine its foreclosure and eviction process. The latest case to draw the group’s ire is that of Eddie ...

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Chase is focus of area protest groups

Chase Bank at Chase Square in downtown Rochester was the sight of a Band of Rebels protest on Monday around noon. Band of Rebels members spread out over the four corners of the intersection of Clinton and Main streets to ...

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