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The Associated Press August 19, 2010, 11:15AM ET

California budget-cut protest leads to arrests

A protest over proposed California budget cuts spilled into the streets of the capital and led to the arrest of nearly two dozen people who blocked a downtown intersection.

Sacramento police arrested 22 people who blocked a major artery in front of the Capitol for several hours Wednesday afternoon. Sgt. Norm Leong says one was booked into jail on suspicion of inciting disorder, while the others were cited and released.

No injuries were reported.

The protesters, some in wheelchairs, were angry about cuts proposed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to in-home health care services. They carried an effigy of the governor holding an ax and wearing a sign reading "Cuts Kill."

Event coordinator Mary Ignatius says it was intended to remind policymakers "that real people's lives are at stake" in budget cuts.

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