By Associated Press on Tue, 05/15/2018 - 09:04 Protesters Block Traffic in Topeka, More than 20 Cited in Protest Against Poverty TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police issued more than 20 citations in Topeka to people participating in a nationally-organized protest against poverty, racism and other concerns. Police say they cited 24 people Monday for unlawful obstruction of a street after protesters sat down and blocked traffic in a street near the state Capitol. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports more than 20 Topeka police and Kansas Highway Patrol officers watched the protest and issued the citations after the protesters refused to move. No one was injured. Earlier in the day, more than 200 people joined clergy and activists from across Kansas to protest...
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Headlines for Tuesday, May 15, 2018