Demonstrations

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Somalis, Latinos Protest At Wells Fargo Bank In Mpls.

Dozens of Somalis in the Twin Cities are being joined by members of the area’s Latino community to protest their inability to transfer money back home to their loved ones.

05/11/2012

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6 Months Later, What Has Occupy Protest Achieved?

As spring approaches, Occupy Wall Street protesters who mostly hibernated all winter are beginning to stir with plans for renewed demonstrations six months after the movement was born.

03/16/2012

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Hennepin Co. Removes Occupy Tarps From Plaza

Hennepin County authorities have removed tarps and chairs used by anti-Wall Street protesters from a plaza outside the government center in Minneapolis.

12/06/2011

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OccupyMN Protesters Say They Will Defy Judge’s Ruling

Occupy Minnesota protesters are planning a new protest next week in defiance of a judge’s ruling.

11/25/2011

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Patience Tested Over Waste, Crime At Protest Sites

Without running water or working toilets, the crowded anti-Wall Street encampments across the country are not the most pleasant-smelling places to live. Nor are they quiet, with drumming and chanting echoing through the air at all hours of the night.

10/26/2011

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Wall Street Protesters Converge In Minneapolis

A festive mood prevailed as hundreds of protesters gathered at the Hennepin County Government Center plaza on a warm fall Friday in solidarity with the nationwide demonstrations against Wall Street.

10/07/2011

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‘Wall St.’ Protests Coming To Minnesota

A Minnesota group is planning to stage a protest in solidarity with the demonstrations that resulted in hundreds of arrests in New York.

10/03/2011

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Damage From Wis. Protests Will Cost $270K To Fix

Protests at the Wisconsin Capitol over public workers’ collective bargaining rights cost more than $7.8 million for police, and damage to the Capitol will cost about $270,000 to repair, a state official said.

05/13/2011

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Dems Missing From Wis. Capitol Ahead Of Union Vote

A group of Wisconsin lawmakers blocked passage of a sweeping anti-union bill Thursday by ignoring orders to attend a vote and instead left the state to force Republicans to negotiate over the proposal.

02/17/2011

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Move Against Wis. Public Employees Booed In Minn.

Unionized workers in Minnesota are opposing a measure that would strip most Wisconsin public employees of their collective bargaining rights.

02/16/2011

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In Minnesota, Support For Cairo Protesters

Massive protests involving tens-of-thousands of people happened again Friday across Egypt, despite a tough government effort to stop them.

01/28/2011

A riot policeman fires tear gas at protestors in front of the l-Istiqama Mosque in Giza on January 28, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. Thousands of police are on the streets of the capital and hundreds of arrests have been made in an attempt to quell anti-government demonstrations. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Egypt Protests Erupt Despite Internet Lockdown

Egypt’s government failed to thwart protesters’ planned “Friday of Wrath,” and police have clashed with thousands of demonstrators, using water cannons, rubber bullets and tear gas to try and control masses of angry citizens who have converged even without Internet or cell-phone access.

01/28/2011

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