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    Posted December 8, 2011 by
    armandog8
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    Washington, District of Columbia
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    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Occupy Wall Street

    armandog8 and 14 other iReporters contributed to Open Story: Occupy Wall Street protests
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    Occupiers take K street

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     armandog8 shot these photos yesterday of Occupy protests taking place at Washington, D.C.'s K Steet, home of many powerful political lobbying firms. 'The protesters, defying rain, sat down on 14th and K, blocking traffic and a few others on 13th and K laid on the floor,' he said. 'Soon enough the police came with horses, and a bigger than expected police force. After three warnings regarding blocking a highway violation, the police started arresting the protesters.'
    - jmsaba, CNN iReport producer

    Occupiers from all over the country marked the 3rd day of the 'Take Back the Capitol week', in Washington DC, with an event called 'Make Wall Street Pay' in which hundreds blocked several intersections on K street. Ultimately the protesters focused on 2 intersections: K street & 13th and 14th st nw, in which they decided to block the traffic flow by staging a sit-down and lying on the ground until arrested.

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