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Gov. DeSantis activates National Guard in response to national protests

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Posted at 8:50 AM, Jan 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-19 08:50:27-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Ahead of potentially violent protests at the state capitol complex next week, Governor Ron DeSantis has activated the Florida National Guard.

Tallahassee’s mayor John Dailey requested this action early Friday.