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Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators – CNN

Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous zone.

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(CNN)Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous zone.
Demonstrators will not be removed b…

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Tents, yurts and snowsuits: Schools seeking alternatives to remote learning move classes outside – NBC News

The Detroit Waldorf School and the Austin, Texas; Seattle; and Portland, Maine, districts are among the places exploring outdoor classrooms to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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DETROIT With just days to go before the start of the new academic year, schools around the country are rushing to gather materials they never thought they would need: plexiglass dividers, piles of masks and internet hot spots to connect with students remotely.
And then there are schools that have an even more unusual list.
The Detroit Waldorf School in Michigan is buying carriage bolts, berry bushes and 8,000 square feet of cedar wood.
The San Francisco Unified School District has been busy g…

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Seattle Protests: Fires and Pepper Spray as Thousands March Through City – The New York Times

Thousands of demonstrators marched through Seattle, smashing windows and setting fires at the site of a future youth detention center. At least 16 were arrested.

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The death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis in May ignited mass protests that drew millions to the streets in dozens of cities, but those demonstrations have waned in most cities.
Seattle and Portland, however, have seen extended demonstrations. Seattle protesters at one point laid claim to several blocks of the Capitol Hill neighborhood and declared an autonomous zone. After a series of shootings there led the police to clear the area, protests had subsided.
Portland, meanwhile…

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2 women injured when car drives through Seattle protest area – CBS News

One of the women is in critical condition while the other is in stable condition, the Seattle Fire Department said.

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Two women were hospitalized early Saturday after a car drove through a protest-related closure on an interstate in Seattle, authorities said. A 24-year-old woman is in critical condition and a 32-yea…

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