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Protesters demand Schweitzer denounce oil project


HELENA — Dozens of protesters occupied the governor's offices for more than four hours and interrupted their meeting with him by playing old-time tunes on a piano and dancing on an historic conference table after he refused to renounce his support for an oil pipeline project.

The protesters argued that Gov. Brian Schweitzer should oppose the planned Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S. after the Exxon Mobil pipeline spill in the Yellowstone River.

AP Photo/The Independent Record, Dylan Brown

Anti-oil protesters beat on drums, sing, dance and chant in the governor's off...

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