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Report Says Tear Gas Used on Protesters; Delegates, Media, Rest of World Continues As Normal

About an hour after I write that I don’t expect much in terms of violent protests, I hear from another reporter here that tear gas has been fired at protesters downtown.

Next up, the “brown note.”
UPDATE: Here’s a report on the tear gas. 

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