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    Stars Set Concert for Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters

    Here’s something to talk about. Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Jason Mraz and others will stage a benefit concert Sunday to draw attention to Standing Rock, where 2,500 protesters, many from local tribes, have clashed with police while trying to block the North Dakota-to-Illinois pipeline. Authorities have reportedly fired projectiles and turned water cannons on protesters in below-freezing weather. The Obama administration delayed the $3.7 billion project to give the company time to negotiate with the tribes, but Raitt’s calling on the president to shut it down.

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