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Denver implements 8 p.m. curfew after 2nd night of violence

DENVER (KRDO) -- After two nights of violence and a third day opening with protests, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is responding to the chaos.

Saturday, Hancock announced he'd be holding a press conference around 1 p.m. to address the George Floyd protests.

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The mayor announced a curfew for the city Saturday through Monday starting at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. each day. Gov. Jared Polis has signed off on calling in the Colorado National Guard, said Hancock.

"Once 8 p.m. hits, our message is very simple: Go home," Hancock said in the conference.

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  1. Looking at all the riots all over the country and how organized they are it seems that some group has to be behind it. Time to declare martial law, call out the National Gaurd and treat these rioters like the criminals they are.

    1. So these people are called protesters but just last month if you protested the closing of your business you were called a terrorist.

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