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Tuesday Must Reads: At Least Two People Injured in Oakland Protests; Feds Are Unlikely to Go After Zimmerman

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Tuesday Must Reads: At Least Two People Injured in Oakland Protests; Feds Are Unlikely to Go After Zimmerman
George Zimmerman

Stories you shouldn’t miss:

1. At least two people were injured last night during the third night of protests in downtown Oakland, including a waiter at the restaurant Flora, who was struck in the face by a protester wielding a hammer, the Trib reports. “Protesters with black masks approached the window and tried to bang at it,” bartender Phillip Ricafort told the Trib. “(The waiter) said, ‘Don’t do that!’ and the guy turned around and smacked him in the face with a hammer” or another metal object. A demonstrator was injured when hit by a police-fired projectile. Protesters clashed with riot-gear-wearing police at about 11 p.m. Earlier in the evening, a group of demonstrators shut down 880. Police arrested at least nine people last night.