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Seattle police clear out CHOP protest zone

City workers begin to dismantle tents and barricades as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, including their East Precinct, in Seattle, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

City workers begin to dismantle tents and barricades as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, including their East Precinct, in Seattle, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

City workers begin to dismantle tents and barricades as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, including their East Precinct, in Seattle, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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A city worker moves concrete barricades away near "BLM" graffiti as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A city worker moves concrete barricades away near "BLM" graffiti as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A city worker moves concrete barricades away near "BLM" graffiti as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Officers on bicycles stand under a rainbow mural as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Officers on bicycles stand under a rainbow mural as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Officers on bicycles stand under a rainbow mural as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Adam Powell is wrapped in police caution tape by another protester as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.   REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Adam Powell is wrapped in police caution tape by another protester as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Adam Powell is wrapped in police caution tape by another protester as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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A member of law enforcement standing on a roof oversees as city crews work on dismantling the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A member of law enforcement standing on a roof oversees as city crews work on dismantling the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A member of law enforcement standing on a roof oversees as city crews work on dismantling the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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City workers dismantle tents and debris as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

City workers dismantle tents and debris as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

City workers dismantle tents and debris as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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City workers clear tents and plywood as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

City workers clear tents and plywood as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

City workers clear tents and plywood as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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People sit on the street as Seattle Police maintain a perimeter while retaking the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

People sit on the street as Seattle Police maintain a perimeter while retaking the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

People sit on the street as Seattle Police maintain a perimeter while retaking the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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A person reacts while being interviewed, saying children were in tents when Seattle Police began to retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.    REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A person reacts while being interviewed, saying children were in tents when Seattle Police began to retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A person reacts while being interviewed, saying children were in tents when Seattle Police began to retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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A Seattle Police officer walks by graffiti as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A Seattle Police officer walks by graffiti as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A Seattle Police officer walks by graffiti as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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A Police vehicle is seen as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A Police vehicle is seen as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A Police vehicle is seen as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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People hug a man to keep him away from Police officers holding a bicycle line as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

People hug a man to keep him away from Police officers holding a bicycle line as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

People hug a man to keep him away from Police officers holding a bicycle line as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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A city worker clears tents as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.    REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A city worker clears tents as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A city worker clears tents as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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A Seattle Department of Transportation worker tears down plywood as Seattle Police maintain a perimeter while retaking the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A Seattle Department of Transportation worker tears down plywood as Seattle Police maintain a perimeter while retaking the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A Seattle Department of Transportation worker tears down plywood as Seattle Police maintain a perimeter while retaking the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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A protester is detained as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A protester is detained as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A protester is detained as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Seattle Department of Transportation workers tear down plywood as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Seattle Department of Transportation workers tear down plywood as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Seattle Department of Transportation workers tear down plywood as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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People talk to Police officers holding a bicycle line as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

People talk to Police officers holding a bicycle line as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

People talk to Police officers holding a bicycle line as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Seattle Police use BearCat vehicles to retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Seattle Police use BearCat vehicles to retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Seattle Police use BearCat vehicles to retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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