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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: A protester is detained by police.

BENICIA, CALIFORNIA: Workers stand by as the Valero Refinery releases clouds of pollution caused by a power outage.

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: AT&T union workers go on strike, hoping to gain increased wages and benefits.

BENICIA, CALIFORNIA: Students march against the proposed changes to graduation requirements that would limit opportunities for participation in arts and other elective classes.

VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Pam Petit holds a sign protesting the captivaty of whales at Discovery Kingdom.

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Freshman Grace Tepper of Emerson College leaps for the ball.

VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Michael Roberts holds a sign protesting the captivity of whales at Discovery Kingdom.

BENICIA, CALIFORNIA: Parents listen to student and staff speeches against policies that will affect students' ability to participate in arts and electives.

BENICIA, CALIFORNIA: The school board listens to student and staff speeches before deciding on policies that will affect students' ability to participate in arts and electives.

BENICIA, CALIFORNIA: Juliana Biggs (right, 18) and Stephanie Neilson (left, 18) watch the school board meeting that will decide students ability to participate in arts and electives.

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: The Emerson College Men's Cross-Country team trains at Boston Commons.