Photos from the Republican Convention

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The Associated Press estimated that between 8,000 and 10,000 people marched to the Xcel Energy Center. (John Tlumacki / Globe Staff)Protesters holding a large sign clashed with police on the street. (Reuters)Jim Turpin and his wife, Heidi, from Austin, Texas, dressed as a Bush-McCain bride and groom outside the capital. (John Tlumacki / Globe Staff)Don O’Brien from St. Paul held a sign outside the state capital. (John Tlumacki / Globe Staff)A police officer holds onto one protester while using pepper spray on another during a demonstration march from the Minnesota State Capitol to the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., on Sept. 1 Brian Baer / Sacramento Bee / LandovViolence erupted between some protesters and police. At left, protesters smashed a police car. (AP)Police officers spray pepper spray at a group of protesters during an anti-war rally at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., Monday, Sept. 1, 2008. (Matt Rourke / AP)Police in riot gear stood prepared for protesters near the Xcel Center, where the marchers from the state capital planned to end up. (John Tlumacki / Globe Staff)

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