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A rally in Phoenix to protest George Floyd’s death while in police custody in Minneapolis turned violent when protesters threw rocks at officers, broke windows at police headquarters, and damaged businesses and vehicles.

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Conservative lawmakers gathering in Arizona for a conference of the American Legislative Exchange Council were greeted with protests and a lawsuit. 

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Tens of thousands of students and others attended nationwide marches this weekend in support of school safety and reasonable gun reform. March for Our Lives was organized by a network of students in response to last month’s deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. In downtown Flagstaff, hundreds gathered to honor the victims and call for tighter gun laws. KNAU’s Gillian Ferris reports.


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Women’s Marches were held in cities all over the world this weekend. It was the second gathering largely protesting the presidency of Donald Trump. In Flagstaff, more than a thousand people took to the streets to speak out on a wide variety of issues from gender and racial equality to preserving public lands. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 


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The speaker of the Arizona House says he won't hear a bill that makes participating in or helping organize a protest that turns into a riot an offense that could lead to criminal racketeering charges.

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