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Students march o the Capitol to protest the rising cost of higher education during a demonstration in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, March 5, 2012. As many as 5,000 of college students, teachers and supporters from around the state converged on the Capitol calling on state lawmakers to restore funding for higher education.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Students march o the Capitol to protest the rising cost of higher education during a demonstration in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, March 5, 2012. As many as 5,000 of college students, teachers and supporters from around the state converged on the Capitol calling on state lawmakers to restore funding for higher education.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Dozens arrested in Calif. education cuts protest

January 1, 1970

Dozens of protesters angry over fee hikes and budget cuts at California's public universities were arrested on Mar. 5 during a boisterous but peaceful demonstration inside the state Capitol building.