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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Rallies in Madison and Milwaukee to protest Zimmerman verdict

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Several hundred people rallied in Madison and Milwaukee last evening to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida. A couple hundred people attended a State Capitol rally where one speaker called this “open season on blacks” and others urged people to stand up against racism. In Milwaukee, about 125 people marched from the Martin Luther King statue down King Drive to the city’s downtown.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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