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'Enough is enough': Business owners, neighbors rally against downtown crime, urge city to act

Students from the Northwest School use their placards for cover from the rain at the rally in Westlake Park expressing concerns over the recent shootings.  The students wanted to express their position over gun-violence and needed measures to reduce it. 

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 Business leaders, residents, and students gather for an anti-violence in downtown rally at Westlake Park on Friday Jan 24, 2020 212777

A crowd of frustrated downtown business owners, affordable-housing providers, neighborhood groups and high-school students gathered at Seattle's Westlake Park Friday to demand change from city officials. Their message: "Enough is enough."

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