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Florida pastor's rally ends after brief fracas
by Oralandar Brand-Williams, Steve Pardo, and Santiago Esparza
Quran-burning Pastor Terry Jones had his say in Dearborn. Few appeared to hear him.
Thunderous boos from a crowd of about 700 protesters drowned out much of his speech Friday afternoon at Dearborn City Hall. The 90-minute event momentarily erupted into chaos when Jones and several dozen of his supporters approached a metal barricade around City Hall and engaged his opponents.
A crowd of at least 50 people surged across Michigan Avenue, breaking a barricade, throwing water bottles and shoes. Riot police restored order within minutes and took at least two people into custody.
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