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Dan Stevens

The protesters included a few hot headed instigators who were far more interested in trying to bait the Freeport Police than in holding any form of dialogue.

It was supposed to be something you watched on television; something that happened in the big cities; something that happened ... somewhere else. Instead, what began as a whole lot of nothing, devolved into arguably the worst night in the history of Freeport.

Social media sent out a call for a protest in Freeport for Sunday night, May 30, beginning at 5:00 pm. But included in the call, were discussions about breaking the windows at the WalMart in town which had prompted them to close early as a precaution, and Cub Foods was also mentioned.

But upon arrival at the courthouse at 5:20, the b...

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