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Tuesday, July 27, 1999 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: Barry Mccaffrey Visits Colombia
1999-07-27

Protests Block Road to Mall of America

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Today, 29 protestors were arrested while blocking a new road being constructed for the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. The Mall of America, outside of Minneapolis, is the United States’ largest mall, and the new road under construction rests on the native ancestral lands of such nations as the Mendota and Dakota. Organizations including Earth First, Women’s Earth Brigade, the American Indian Movement and other groups are involved in the protests.

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  • Solstice, a community organizer in Minneapolis.

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