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Ithaca “Back the Blue” rally demands rejection of police reform; event marked by brief fights

UPDATE: The original version of this story misidentified the person who attempted to steal the flags before they were burned, setting off a small fight at the event. Their name has been removed. ORIGINAL STORY: ITHACA, N.Y.—Protesters clashed again in Ithaca on Sunday, March 14, this time squaring off over support for police, Black Lives […]

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Rare Trump rally in Ithaca marked by stand-off with counter-protesters

Editor’s Note: This story contains language that some readers may find offensive. It was included to illustrate the rhetoric employed during protests on Saturday. ITHACA, N.Y. — Seeing Trump flags and pro-Republican paraphernalia is always a strange juxtaposition in downtown Ithaca, a notorious liberal stronghold, but Saturday saw likely the largest show of public support […]