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Pittsburgh gasps fumes at G-20: a teary-eye witness report
September 24, 2009 | 6:24 pm

Pittsburgh demonstrators are gassed during G-20 protests there 9-24-09

From the front lines in Pittsburgh:

If you're traveling to Pittsburgh in the next couple of days, don’t forget to pack your goggles.

About the same time as President Obama and wife Michelle were stepping off Air Force One in Pennsylvania, protesters in the city were clashing with the cops.

The protesters weren’t even supposed to be out Thursday. Tomorrow is the day of the official march, and scores of groups have obtained parade permits to take to the streets.

Peacefully, they promise.

Don't hold your breath.

Or wait: Maybe you should, after what happened in Pittsburgh today.

Why? Because here’s been talk for weeks of threats by groups of self-described anarchists ...

CONTINUED WITH AP VIDEO (http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2009/09/pittsburgh-g20-obama.html)