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Los Angeles port strike triggers fears, lobbying by businesses

A general view of the Port of Los Angeles, California November 29, 2012. A strike by clerical workers shut down terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Wednesday after other workers refused to cross picket lines at the nation's busiest combined cargo complex, officials said. REUTERS/Lori Shepler

A general view of the Port of Los Angeles, California November 29, 2012. A strike by clerical workers shut down terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Wednesday after other workers refused to cross picket lines at the nation's...more

A general view of the Port of Los Angeles, California November 29, 2012. A strike by clerical workers shut down terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Wednesday after other workers refused to cross picket lines at the nation's busiest combined cargo complex, officials said. REUTERS/Lori Shepler
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Clerical workers walk with signs as they protest at the entrance to Global Gateway Terminal in the Port of Los Angeles, California, November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lori Shepler

Clerical workers walk with signs as they protest at the entrance to Global Gateway Terminal in the Port of Los Angeles, California, November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lori Shepler

Clerical workers walk with signs as they protest at the entrance to Global Gateway Terminal in the Port of Los Angeles, California, November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lori Shepler
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