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caption: Protesters run through tear gas and flash bombs on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at the intersection of 5th and Pine Streets in Seattle. Thousands gathered in a protest  following the violent police killing of George Floyd, a Black man who was killed by a white police officer who held his knee on Floyd's neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, as he repeatedly said, 'I can't breathe,' in Minneapolis on Memorial Day.
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Protesters run through tear gas and flash bombs on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at the intersection of 5th and Pine Streets in Seattle. Thousands gathered in a protest following the violent police killing of George Floyd, a Black man who was killed by a white police officer who held his knee on Floyd's neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, as he repeatedly said, 'I can't breathe,' in Minneapolis on Memorial Day.
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Police watchdog groups at odds over crowd control measures

Should SPD use blast balls and projectile launchers on crowds? Depends on who you ask. Seattle University ramps up for a COVID-compliant school year, and a look at what it means to eat consciously.

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Cop watchdog groups at odds

In June, the Seattle City Council imposed a ban on crowd control weapons like tear gas, blast balls, and projectile launchers that were being used to quell protesters. C groups are split on whether or not to endorse the ban. Andrew Myerberg heads the Office of Police Accountability, which thinks the measures are warranted during protests. The Community Police Commission, which unlike OPA is not part of the police department, disagrees.

Seattle U's reopening plan

Schools and universities across the country are preparing for a disrupted school year due to the pandemic. Seattle University is embracing a hybrid model; to learn more, Ross Reynolds spoke with provost Shane Martin.

Sophie Egan, How to be a Conscious Eater

What does it mean to be a conscious eater? And does that change if we’re all at home and anxious during a public health event unprecedented in our lifetime? KUOW’s Jeannie Yandel spoke with Sophie Egan, the author of How To Be A Conscious Eater: Making Food Choices That Are Good For You, Others, and the Planet.