Seattle mayor defends effort to clear protest zone Thursday, 2 July 2020
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said efforts by police and other city personnel to clear the 'occupied' protest zone were needed after the recent deaths of two people and the weeks-long presence of protesters left streets and businesses closed. (July 1)
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News video: Seattle police clear out 'lawless' protest zone

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[NFA] Seattle authorities moved on Wednesday to dismantle a protest zone that the city's police chief derided as "lawless and brutal." Jillian Kitchener has more.

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