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May Day in LA: Arrests at LAX, streets shut down downtown



An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
Immigration activists march in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
Nancy Ann Woodruff of Eugene, Ore., welcomes workers from the American Apparel factory to the march at Main and Sixth Streets.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
Union protesers turned out in force on May Day to object to working conditions at the airport.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
Police move in to begin to make arrests as activists ignore warnings to disperse on Century and Avion near LAX.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
Protest leaders plan a sit-in on Century Boulevard and Avion Drive.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
A man flashes the camera a smile as he's led away in handcuffs. Arrests have begun at a May Day rally centered on LAX International Airport.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
Police stood guard along the parade route.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
Kimberly Dominguez (left) and Yesena Lopez (second from left) are with the Brown Berets, a Chicano activist group. They joined the march with Occupy members at Main and Sixth.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
Juan Ramos of Los Angeles marches at the vanguard of the May Day parade in Downtown Los Angeles.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
May Day protests in Downtown Los Angeles.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
May Day protests in Downtown Los Angeles.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
The scene at LAX as protesters rally for better working conditions.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
May Day protests in Downtown Los Angeles.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
Keith Biele of Los Angeles lays out a large Monopoly board fashioned a s a protest sign at the intersection of Broadway and 6th in Downtown Los Angeles.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
May Day protesters gathered in downtown Los Angeles to call for immigrants' rights.
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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.
Occupy protesters at 103rd and S Central making their way to 41st and Central
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