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State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

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Chain-link fencing surrounds state capitols and police and National Guard troops are on patrol or standby in advance of possible violence leading up to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
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State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

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National Guard troops in camouflage and flak jackets and heavily armed state troopers were stationed at state capitols across the U.S. in advance of protests planned for Sunday.
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National Guard troops arrive in Sacramento ahead of possible protests

National Guard troops arrive in Sacramento ahead of possible protests

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National Guard troops arrived at the state Capitol in Sacramento on Saturday in preparation for possible protests on the days leading up to Inauguration Day.
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Statehouses Brace For Potential Violence As Biden's Inauguration Approaches

Statehouses Brace For Potential Violence As Biden's Inauguration Approaches

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Following the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, states are fortifying their legislative buildings and calling in the National Guard in anticipation of potentially violent protests.
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State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

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A double row of chain-link fencing circles the Arizona State Capitol. Windows on the Illinois and Ohio statehouses have been boarded up. National Guard troops in camouflage and flak jackets and heavily armed state troopers were stationed at state capitals across the U.S. in advance of protests planned for Sunday.
With the FBI warning of potential for violence at all state capitols, the ornate halls of government and symbols of democracy looked more like heavily guarded U.S. embassies in war-torn countries.
Governors have declared states of emergency, closed capitols to the public and...
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