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Cincinnati Police Not Changing All-Star Plans After Unrest

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 06 / 15

The Cincinnati Police Department "was confident in its response" to Saturday night's downtown unrest "but continued to self-evaluate" ahead of MLB All-Star festivities. About 3,000 people were gathered in and around Fountain Square for a concert as "fireworks and the Reds game came to a close." Port...

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