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5 Occupy Pittsburgh Protestors Arrested

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Five protestors with Occupy Pittsburgh and anti-drilling activists have been arrested.

Tuesday marked the first day of a three-day Marcellus and Utica Shale conference at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

Pittsburgh Police Commander Tim O’Connor said the protestors were cited for disorderly conduct and failure to disperse.

They were taken to the Allegheny County Jail for arraignment.

About 150 people were part of the demonstration.

Protest organizers would not say if they plan to continue demonstrations for duration of conference.

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