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Megaload Protest

Protesters gathered for a second attempt to block passage of a truck bearing an oversize load of oil refinery equipment bound for Canada on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, extending into the early morning hours on Wednesday.


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Brandon Metoxen, 24, a member of the Oneida Nation, center, is shown in headlights holding a signwhile protesting a 300-ton megaload truck carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field through Nez Perce land on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


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Members of the Nez Perce tribe and law enforcement members square off during a protest a 300-ton megaload truck carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field through Nez Perce land on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


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Activists square off with law enforcement while protesting a 300-ton megaload truck carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field through Nez Perce land on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


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A police officer uses his flashlight to order a protester off the road during an attempted block of a 300-ton megaload truck carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field through Nez Perce land on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


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Activists square off with law enforcement while protesting a 300-ton megaload truck carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field through Nez Perce land on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


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An activist is arrested while protesting a 300-ton megaload truck carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field through Nez Perce land on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


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An activist is arrested while protesting a 300-ton megaload truck carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field through Nez Perce land on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


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Activists back off the road under orders from law enforcement while protesting a 300-ton megaload truck carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field through Nez Perce land on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


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A pair of young activists sit in the road while protesting a 300-ton megaload truck carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field through Nez Perce land on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


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An activist looks back at a 300-ton megaload truck as he walks down Highway 12 carrying a young boy over his shoulder during a protest of the megaload moving through Nez Perce land on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


TYLER TJOMSLAND - The Spokesman-Review

A police officer uses his flashlight to order a protester off the road during an attempted block of a 300-ton megaload truck carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field through Nez Perce land on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


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Motorists are forced off the road as a 300-ton megaload truck carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field rolls through Nez Perce land on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


TYLER TJOMSLAND - The Spokesman-Review

A police officer forces protestors off the road as they attempt to block a 300-ton megaload truck carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field through Nez Perce land on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


TYLER TJOMSLAND - The Spokesman-Review

A young activist is arrested while protesting a 300-ton megaload truck carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field through Nez Perce land on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.


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Bystanders watch as a sprawling police motorcade and 300-ton megaload truck rolls past them carrying mining equipment to a Canadian oil field on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, along Highway 12, outside of Lewiston, ID.

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