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City workers protest deals between L.A., Wall Street banks
City workers protest deals between L.A., Wall Street banks

Hundreds of city workers and their allies packed the streets and sidewalks outside Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday morning, protesting what they say are predatory deals between the city and Wall Street banks. The Fix LA coalition, which includes labor unions, clergy and community groups, argued that the city should renegotiate two bond deals signed with banks to reduce costs and use the savings to help restore funding for city services. After a morning rally outside a downtown bank, dozens of city trash trucks slowly ringed City Hall, blaring their horns, as workers clanked cowbells. Tuesday's protests came as labor contracts for tens of thousands of city workers expired....

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