Raleigh firefighters and supporters, including, Raleigh firefighter Jake Corker, center, and his son, Gavin, 7, and Richard Ketchie, right, protest at the corner of West Hargett and S. Dawson Streets in downtown Raleigh before the Raleigh City Council meeting Tuesday, June 21, 2016. The firefighters were protesting the city's budget that did not give them a significant pay raise.
Raleigh firefighters and supporters, including, Raleigh firefighter Jake Corker, center, and his son, Gavin, 7, and Richard Ketchie, right, protest at the corner of West Hargett and S. Dawson Streets in downtown Raleigh before the Raleigh City Council meeting Tuesday, June 21, 2016. The firefighters were protesting the city's budget that did not give them a significant pay raise. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
Raleigh firefighters and supporters, including, Raleigh firefighter Jake Corker, center, and his son, Gavin, 7, and Richard Ketchie, right, protest at the corner of West Hargett and S. Dawson Streets in downtown Raleigh before the Raleigh City Council meeting Tuesday, June 21, 2016. The firefighters were protesting the city's budget that did not give them a significant pay raise. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com

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