Minimal Protests at Republican National Convention

By evening, no injuries had been reported, and only one person had been arrested.

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The standoff, which had no outbreak of violence, lasted only 30 minutes because a squall from Isaac deluged downtown with heavy wind and rain. About 20 protesters laid down in front of the officers' feet.

Most left when the weathered worsened, but some stayed to dance in the rain.

Reporter Howard Altman contributed to this report

This story originally appeared in the Tampa Tribune.