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Justin and his buddies look like they're from a special ops team – they're wearing flak jackets and carrying assault weapons. But they aren't military and they aren't police. 

"I see myself as a concerned citizen who happens to be armed," he says.

 


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KDNK's Weekly News Reel takes a look at the week's top local and regional news stories aired on KDNK between Monday and Friday. This week’s news featured a peaceful vigil in Carbondale in solidarity with nationwide protests against the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the new normal for indoor dining, gleaning local fruit trees, and how a new survey shows that most Coloradans support wolf reintroduction.

Voices from Denver Protests Against Police Violence and Racism

Jun 5, 2020
courtesy Ann Theis, Jose Lopez

Protests against police violence and racism erupted in Denver last week after the May 25th death of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the hands of police. Independent producers Ann Theis and Jose Lopez were there on May 31st and produced a video of protestors. Here’s a clip from the shoot.

Amy Hadden Marsh/KDNK

Word-of-mouth sparked a silent vigil in Carbondale Saturday that drew an unexpectedly large crowd, including KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh.