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Police arrest protesters at California arms-test site

Police patrolling an arms testing site by helicopter swooped down Wednesday and arrested half a dozen demonstrators attempting to enter the remote area to protest military nuclear research. The arrests at the test site of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory were made shortly after dawn.

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Thirty-seven people were arrested Tuesday at the laboratory itself in Livermore, Calif., about 20 miles to the east. The demonstrators were protesting against nuclear weapons research.

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