Cleveland preps for protests on eve of Republican confab

Journalist and workers are reflected in a sheet of mylar at the Quicken Loans Arena ahead of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, OhioHost city Cleveland insists it is prepared for the Republican National Convention, but on the eve of its biggest political moment in decades, it is bracing for protests that may well disrupt proceedings. Several organized events opposed to Donald Trump, the brash billionaire set to become the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nominee, will take place Sunday even as authorities drape a heavy security blanket over the city of 400,000 people.

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