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Nine war protesters arrested in Helena


HELENA - Nine war protesters were arrested at the state Capitol here Thursday after blocking an entrance and refusing to leave.

Their protest was one of a number being held around the state the day after the U.S.-led strike on Iraq began.

Following a rally of about 200 on the south side of the Capitol, a small group moved to block a main entrance into the building. They ignored warnings from security guards to move away.

''This is just my way of making a nonviolent statement that I don't support the killing of children,'' said Scott Hyslop of Bozeman.

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