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State police say minimal and appropriate force was used when arresting a protester in Providence last week.  The Providence NAACP called for an investigation.

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More than 40 protesters were arrested for trespassing Sunday in an act of civil disobedience against the Brayton Point power plant in Somerset, Massachusetts.  Environmentalists view the coal-fired power plant as a polluter and want it shut down.