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Small group of protesters urges jobs not war

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Associated Press,Inauguration

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A few dozen protesters were gathered along the Inauguration Day parade route on Pennsylvania Avenue invoking the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King's legacy and urging jobs, not war.

The protesters from the anti-war group ANSWER Coalition handed out posters saying "Dr. King's Legacy ... Jobs Not War."

The group was granted a tiny patch of land on the route to conduct its protest, but in the morning hours before the parade began, coalition members roamed freely over several blocks.

The nation is honoring King on Monday -- the same day as the ceremonial inauguration of the first black president to a second term.

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