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Arkansas governor: Dozens arrested after Floyd protests

 


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Dozens of people were arrested at protests in downtown Little Rock over the death of George Floyd, the governor said Wednesday as demonstrations continued in Arkansas' capital city.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said 79 people were arrested late Tuesday after protests outside the Capitol and the governor's mansion marked the fourth night of demonstrations over the Floyd's death in Minneapolis police custody.

Floyd died May 25 after an officer pressed his knee into his neck for almost nine minutes even after Floyd stopped moving and pleading for air. Hutchinson on Tuesday de...



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