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Seattle environmental protest shuts down busy streets

SEATTLE (AP) - A group of environmental activists erected four large teepees on a busy Seattle street to protest tar sands projects and oil pipelines.Activists sat on wooden perches at the top of the teepees Monday as police moved into the area and told them to disperse.Other activists occupied the lobby of the Russell Investments Center to protest the company's tar sands investments. Some lined the streets chanting and singing.Some protesters were arrested.