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Police in Portland, Ore., used pepper spray against protesters early this morning after anti-Donald Trump demonstrations erupted in several big cities and on college campuses across the United States. Police ordered protesters who gathered in Portland for a third night to disperse after a peaceful demonstration turned into what they called a riot, citing ‘extensive criminal and dangerous behavior.’ At least 26 people were arrested. About 4,000 protesters assembled downtown Portland late last night. Protest in LA had the Police Chief say this: destruction of property and vandalism will not be tolerated. Exercise your rights responsibly and respect our city.
Across the nation today, Americans will mark Veterans Day in local and national events. In a somber ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery just outside Washington, D.C., President Obama will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns and say a few words to honor our military.
‘Growing Veterans’ provides crucial post-military peer support–-It’s an approach that’s far from typical, but when it comes to healing the scars of war, local veterans say a non-profit called Growing Veterans really works. With the help of a farm, and a first-of-its-kind farmer’s market stand at the VA Hospital in Seattle, this organization is helping veterans transition from life after the military.