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Cost of Policing Dakota Access Pipeline Protests Swells to $10 Million

HeadlineNov 02, 2016

Obama’s comments come as, on Tuesday, North Dakota officials approved an additional $4 million for policing—bringing the total cost of the police crackdown to $10 million. On Monday night, oil was poured on the North Dakota state Capitol building, along with a sign reading “You can’t drink oil.” Meanwhile, in New York City, hundreds of people protesting the Dakota Access pipeline flooded Grand Central Station during rush hour, holding banners reading “Indigenous Sovereignty: Protect Land and Water.”

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