Anger About White Supremacist Rally Boils Over at Charlottesville City Council Meeting

After a series of disruptions by members of the public, councillors held an impromptu town hall-style meeting.

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Anger boiled over at the first Charlottesville City Council meeting since a white nationalist rally in the city descended into violent chaos, with some residents screaming and cursing at councilors Monday night and calling for their resignations. Scores of people packed the council’s chambers, and The Daily Progress reported Mayor Mike Signer was interrupted by shouting several times in the first few minutes of the meeting. As tensions escalated, the meeting was halted. Live video showed protesters…

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