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  • Albuquerque police face off with protesters Sunday, March 30, 2014, in downtown Albuquerque, N.M. during a protest against recent police shootings.
  • The Albuquerque mayor said late Sunday that a more than 10-hour protest over recent police shootings has turned from peaceful into 'mayhem,' as officers in riot gear clashed with protesters who blocked traffic, tried to get on freeways and shouted anti-police slogans.
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shooting, officer involved shooting, protest, new mexico, national/world
  • An anti-government protester holds a firearm as he mans a barricade on the outskirts of Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
  • Tossing firebombs, protesters advanced upon police lines Thursday in Ukraine's embattled capital.
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ukraine, riot, protest, national/world
  • Anti-government protesters throw stones during clashes with riot police in Kievs Independence Square, the epicenter of the countrys current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday
  • Defiant Ukrainian protesters seized control of the capital's central post office Wednesday, hurling fire bombs and rocks and standing their ground against officers in riot gear
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ukraine, protest, riot, national/world
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  • A Fresno family is glued to their tablets and TVs, watching the deadly protests unfold in their former home.
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protest, fresno, fresno county, local, rick montanez
  • ** FILE ** In this May 5, 2006 file photo, folk singer Pete Seeger plays his banjo on May 5, 2006, in Beacon, N.Y.
  • The folk singer and activist performed and recorded for over six decades. His music inspired generations of musicians.
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music, protest, celebrity, entertainment
  • Hundreds of residents across the Valley are heading to the state capitol to rally for water. Farmers and other activists say the state is experiencing a water crisis.
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ag report, fresno, fresno county, sacramento, water, california water, protest, ag watch, amanda venegas
  • Fresno worker protest
  • Workers in front of Gerawan's Fresno headquarters say they are being singled out because of their support for the UFW.
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protest, ag report, fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, ag watch, gene haagenson
  • WalmartPortest
  • A protest in Clovis was part of a nationwide effort to pressure Walmart to improve pay and working conditions for their employees.
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walmart, protest, clovis, local, gene haagenson
  • Many workers with Gerawan Farming protest United Farm Workers union
  • Hundreds of farm workers have walked off the job in protest of a union, they say, isn't representing them fairly. The protest is happening south of Kerman at a farm near Central and Highway 145.
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kerman, fresno county, protest, business, carlos saucedo
  • Dozens protest potential strike on Syria in Fresno
  • Saturday dozens of people hit the streets in North Fresno to protest the president's plan for an attack on Syria.
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fresno, protest, syria, president barack obama, local, anthony pura
  • Violence in Egypt hits close to home for some Valley residents
  • The violence in Egypt hits close to home for many people in the Valley who have family members living in cities where protests are taking place.
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egypt, protest, fresno, local, anthony pura
  • An Egyptian man cries outside a morgue after carrying the corpse of his brother killed near the Republican Guard building in Cairo
  • Egyptian soldiers and police clashed with Islamists protesting the military's ouster of the president in bloodshed that left at least 42 protesters dead, officials and witnesses said
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egypt, riot, protest, national/world
  • A supporter of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi stands on guard armed with a stick and a shield during a protest at Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013.
  • Egyptian troops opened fire on mostly Islamist protesters marching on a Republican Guard headquarters Friday to demand the restoration of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, killing at least one. The shooting came as tens of thousands of his supporters chanting "down with military rule" rallied around the country.
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egypt, protest, riot, national/world
  • Opponents of Egypts Islamist President Mohammed Morsi celebrate as they light flares and wave national flags and his picture with Arabic reads, leave, in Tahrir Square
  • Egypt's military has suspended the Islamist-backed constitution and called early elections.
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egypt, protest, riot, national/world
  • At least 15 people died in clashes in Bangladesh Monday between police and Islamic hardliners demanding that Bangladesh implement an anti-blasphemy law, police said.
  • Police banned all rallies in Bangladesh's capital through midnight Monday after at least 27 people died in clashes between police and Islamic hardliners demanding that the government enact an anti-blasphemy law, officials said.
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protest, riot, national/world
  • Walmart workers and supporters marched in protest at stores nationwide, blasting the wages.
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holiday, walmart, protest, local, carlos saucedo
  • An Egyptian protester holds a national flag as he chants slogans at a rally in Tahrir Square in Cairo Egypt, Friday, May 4, 2012.
  • Egyptian armed forces and protesters clashed in Cairo on Friday, with troops firing water cannons and tear gas at demonstrators who threw stones as they tried to march on the Defense Ministry, a flashpoint for a new cycle of violence only weeks ahead of presidential elections.
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egypt, protest, national/world
  • Egyptian soldiers and police set fire to tents in the middle of Cairo's Tahrir Square and fired tear gas and rubber bullets in a major assault Sunday
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egypt, protest, national/world
  • More than 50 protesters from the Occupy Boston movement were arrested early Tuesday after they ignored warnings to move from a downtown greenway near where they have been camped out for more than a week, police said.
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massachusetts, protest, occupy wall street, national/world
  • After losing billions in revenue last year, lawmakers are considering cutting services and closing post offices.
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protest, budget cuts, fresno, fresno crossing, fresno downtown, national/world
  • Chick-fil-A restaurant appreciation day at River Park
  • This is the day that's been designated by supporters of the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain as an "appreciation day" to show that they are behind CEO Dan Cathy who was criticized for saying he opposes gay marriage.
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protest, fresno, fresno county, fresno northeast, local
  • More than 150 people attended a Central Unified School Board meeting Tuesday night to protest recently approved pay raises for district administrators. Last month board members approved raises for the superintendent and four other administrators, totaling $118,000 over four years.
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protest, fresno, fresno county, fresno northwest, fresno southwest, fresno west central, education, amanda perez
  • Fresno teachers hit the picket lines saying students are being shortchanged by the school district.
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fresno unified school district, fresno, fresno county, protest, education, tommy tran
  • Seniors and people with disabilities gathered in Downtown Fresno Saturday, rallying to save funding that keeps them in their homes.
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protest, fresno downtown, fresno, fresno county, politics
  • Action News has learned of a possible mass-sick out at a North Valley school district that just voted to lay-off 15 bus drivers.
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protest, merced, merced county, budget cuts, local
  • Trayvon Martin protest and vigil
  • A rally and candlelight vigil was held in Downtown Fresno tonight for a Florida teen who was shot to death.
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protest, fresno downtown, fresno, fresno county, local
  • Students protesting cuts to higher education are refusing to budge from the positions they've staked out in the Capitol building.
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protest, california budget, state, nannette miranda
  • Some members of the Chukchansi Indian tribe took over the tribal offices.
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chukchansi gold resort & casino, protest, local
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chukchansi gold resort & casino, stabbing, protest, standoff, crimetracker, coarsegold, madera county, local
  • Protestors rallied outside the Fresno County jail on Monday.
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fresno, fresno county, protest, local, gene haagenson
  • Members of the Indigenous Front of Binational Organizations protest in front of the Fresno Mexican Consulate
  • A group of people gathered in Northwest Fresno showing their support for indigenous people in Mexico.
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protest, mexico, fresno northwest, fresno, fresno county, local
  • In this image made from video, a police officer uses pepper spray as he walks down a line of Occupy demonstrators sitting on the ground at the University of California, Davis on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011.
  • Protesters sitting on the ground supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement on the campus of the University of California, Davis took a face full of pepper spray at close range from an officer in riot gear in an incident that was captured on cellphone video and spread virally across the Internet Saturday.
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occupy wall street, protest, state
  • The Occupy Fresno movement grew by the hundreds Thursday, as protesters gathered just outside North Fresno's River Park.
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occupy wall street, protest, fresno, fresno county, local
  • The response to Occupy Fresno has cost the county thousands of dollars and there's no end in sight.
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protest, occupy wall street, fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, local, corin hoggard
  • One person has been injured after multiple shots were fired near the Occupy Oakland camp at Frank Ogawa Plaza Thursday evening.
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shooting, oakland, occupy wall street, protest, bay area, state
  • Demonstrators have returned to Courthouse Park in downtown Fresno. Sheriff's Deputies left the park early Tuesday morning after enforcing county law and making arrests Monday night.
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occupy wall street, protest, fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, local, amanda perez
  • Only a handful of protesters remained at Courthouse Park in Downtown Fresno on Monday.
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occupy wall street, protest, fresno, fresno county, local, carlos saucedo
  • Fresno County Sheriff's Deputies arrested more than a dozen occupy Fresno protestors just hours ago.
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occupy wall street, protest, fresno downtown, fresno, fresno county, local
  • Broken windows and walls covered in graffiti littered streets at the center of Wednesday night's protests.
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protest, occupy wall street, oakland, state
  • Damage in Oakland from Occupy general strike (223)
  • Oakland police said they were left with no choice but to use tear gas last night to break up a dangerous crowd.
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oakland, occupy wall street, protest, state
  • "Occupy Wall Street" protestors are also supporting organizers of a "Bank Transfer Day" on Saturday.
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bank of america, occupy wall street, protest, business, dale yurong
  • The homeless encampment being cleared is on Monterey and H Street, where a fire also broke out early Tuesday morning.
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homeless, occupy wall street, protest, fresno, fresno county, local, carlos saucedo
  • The county has stopped negotiating with the nurses union and is threatening to impose substantial pay reductions.
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protest, budget cuts, fresno county, fresno downtown, fresno, local, gene haagenson
  • The Occupy Fresno protesters are coming up with a plan to avoid eviction. The county says their permit to gather at Courthouse Park in Downtown Fresno expires early Tuesday morning.
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occupy wall street, protest, local
  • Occupy Fresno protesters and the homeless work together for a common cause.
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homeless, occupy wall street, protest, fresno, fresno county, local
  • Protestors attempted to block city crews from cleaning up a homeless encampment on Santa Fe near Ventura in Downtown Fresno Thursday morning. The City of Fresno issued an eviction notice to the residents of the homeless encampment saying they had to vacate the premises by 7 a.m. Thursday morning.
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protest, homeless, fresno downtown, fresno, fresno county, local, tommy tran
  • Several people woke up Monday morning at Fresno's Courthouse Park as they protest against Wall Street from the Central Valley.
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protest, fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, occupy wall street, local
  • Dozens of protesters have spent another night in downtown Fresno's Courthouse Park, but without their tents.
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fresno, fresno downtown, protest, occupy wall street, local
  • Occupy Wall Street protestors moved to North Fresno over the weekend after spending two days downtown.
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fresno, fresno northwest, protest, occupy wall street, local
  • At least 100 people were out holding signs and chanting in Downtown Fresno.
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protest, fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, occupy wall street, local, rick montanez