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Top Raleigh news: 6 shootings, 1 fatal, on Saturday; last parts of Confederate monument removed

Top Raleigh news: 6 shootings, 1 fatal, on Saturday; last parts of Confederate monument removed
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By Hoodline - Published on June 29, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Raleigh.

6 shootings, 1 fatal, on Saturday

Raleigh police were investigating a shooting that killed a man on Saturday. He was the sixth reported shooting victim in four separate incidents in the city in a span of 24 hours.

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Crew removes last parts of Confederate monument at State Capitol

On Sunday, crews removed the final pieces, including the foundation, of a Confederate monument at the State Capitol in downtown Raleigh. 

Read the full story on WNCN.

Despite restrictions, Raleigh bars attract crowds — some with masks, some without

Music, lights and a lot of people packed onto the Glenwood South area Saturday night. 

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Long lines wait to support Black Farmers Market 

Long lines of people wearing masks waited in the muggy heat to support local businesses at the Black Farmers Market on Sunday afternoon.

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In virtual meeting with mayor, activists press for changes

The group pressed city leaders on Saturday about why their list of seven demands — largely regarding racial injustice and policing reform — have yet to be addressed.

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