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Gassed in Jail

Detainees held at the Multnomah County jail during the months of protests in downtown Portland, Oregon, claim in a federal class action that tear gas used on the protesters outside came into the jail through the ventilation system, and they were essentially tear-gassed in their cells.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Detainees held at the Multnomah County jail during the months of protests in downtown Portland, Oregon, claim in a federal class action that tear gas used on the protesters outside came into the jail through the ventilation system, and they were essentially tear-gassed in their cells.

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