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Demonstrations In Boston Over Eric Garner Case Largely Peaceful03:19
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Police block protesters from accessing highway and tunnel ramps in Boston, following the Eric Garner decision.

Protesters took to the streets of Boston Thursday night to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of a black man as he was being taken into custody.

Thousands turned out, and police reported just a handful of arrests in what was a largely peaceful demonstration.

Listen to a full report above from WBUR's Fred Thys.

This segment aired on December 5, 2014.

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