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Protests Erupt After Officer Cleared in Fatal Shooting of Philando Castile

Thousands of protesters hit the streets of St. Paul, Minn. Friday night after a jury cleared Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile.

After a peaceful march of roughly 2,000 people near the state capitol, with some carrying signs reading "Justice not served for Philando," several hundred people then headed to Interstate 94 where they blocked traffic and faced off with law enforcement.  Read more.

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