Conga line erupts at Capitol in protest of Washington dance tax

Dozens of people protesting a decades-old state tax on dance venues swayed, kicked and twirled to the rhythm of music Monday in support of a repeal being considered by lawmakers in Washington state.

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Melissa Petersen and Kevin Buster dance on the Washington state Capitol steps in Olympia, Wash., Monday, April 1, 2013. Several dozen people danced in the Washington capital to protest the tax and show support for a measure repealing it. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes)
Photo by Manuel Valdes
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