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Local officials react to Derek Chauvin’s conviction in murder of George Floyd

ITHACA, N.Y.—George Floyd’s killing last year sparked a wave of protests that emanated outwards from Minneapolis, Minnesota, where Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. The protests were wide-ranging in nature, but primarily called for an end to the racist and, at times, brutal treatment of Black people by law enforcement and provoked […]