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Police Arrest Three Women in Megaload Protest

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MISSOULA -

Police arrest three women protesting a megaload in Missoula early Friday.

Protesters said they stopped the movement of a large load of oilfield equipment for about 20 minutes.

Police arrested Carol Marsh, Debbie Florence and Gail Gilman on suspicion of disorderly conduct for sitting in the road to block the megaload's progress.

Northern Rockies Rising Tide, Indian Peoples Action and the Blue Skies Campaign protested the load as it traveled through Missoula.

The 750,000-pound load was able to finish its route and stop at Bonner.

It has traveled through Oregon, southern Idaho and will travel through northwestern Montana before continuing on to Alberta, Canada.

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