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KSTP cameraman to file criminal complaint after encounter with officer

KSTP news director Lindsay Radford confirms photojournalist Chad Nelson made the decision to press charges. Nelson claims he was shoved by a Minneapolis police officer when he was covering the OccupyMN protest in downtown Saturday night.
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KSTP news director Lindsay Radford confirms photojournalist Chad Nelson made the decision to press charges. Nelson claims he was shoved by a Minneapolis police officer when he was covering the OccupyMN protest in downtown Saturday night.

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