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Local businesses report little damage so far during protests
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Protesters fill the streets in Gainesville on Saturday, May 30, 2020. - photo by Shannon Casas
Cori Hughes never doubted the people of Gainesville. Hughes, a shift leader at Downtown Drafts on the Gainesville Square, said she and her co-workers had concerns about potential damage to the business after watching peaceful protests in Atlanta turn violent Friday night but trusted that the local protest would not get out of control.