|Thousands of dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports, took the day off work today in what their union called a protest of the war in Iraq, effectively shutting down operations at the busy complexes...At the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, as few as 10% of the truckers showed up to haul freight that day. Longshore workers, however, continued loading and unloading ships.
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