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Portland protests reach 100 consecutive days this weekend

25 arrested after Portland protesters set fire to police building
Posted at 2:03 AM, Sep 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-05 02:03:59-04

PORTLAND, Ore. — Demonstrators were out on the streets again Friday night in Portland, Oregon, as the city this weekend reaches 100 straight nights of protests marked by vandalism and violence.

The demonstrations started in late May after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

A slaying of a right-wing Trump supporter shot and killed after he came downtown last weekend with a pro-Trump caravan of pickup trucks further roiled things in the liberal city.

The prime suspect in the shooting, self-described anti-fascist Michael Forest Reinoehl, was killed Thursday night by law enforcement.