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Protesters gather again to rally for dead biracial man

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Dozens of demonstrators have rallied at Madison's city hall to protest a biracial man's death at the hands of a white police officer.

Matt Kenny shot 19-year-old Tony Robinson on Friday during a confrontation in an apartment house. Robinson was unarmed.

Members of Madison's black community have been protesting the shooting every day since. About 50 people gathered at the city-county joint headquarters building on Tuesday afternoon, holding a banner that read "black lives matter" and chanting Robinson's name.

They then surged inside the building and filled the seats at a county judiciary meeting to show their opposition to a plan to renovate the Dane County jail. They maintain the money for renovations, estimated to cost about $8 million, should instead be spent in minority neighborhoods.

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