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May Day Protests

Some May Day Protests Peaceful, Others Less So

Thousands of protesters in New York demanded an end to income inequality and housing foreclosures. Police fired tear gas to disperse marchers in Oakland, Calif. And black-clad demonstrators smashed windows in Seattle and occupied a building owned by the Catholic archdiocese in San Francisco.

05/02/2012

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OccupyMN Movement To Resume In Downtown Mpls

Hundreds of protestors could be in downtown Minneapolis Saturday with Occupy Minnesota movement expected to resume.

04/06/2012

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OccupyMN Protesters Arrested In Downtown Mpls.

Occupy Minnesota protestors have been arrested on Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis Wednesday night, according to police.

01/25/2012

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Glance: Occupy Protests’ Cost To 18 US Cities

In the first two months of the nationwide Occupy protests, the movement that is demanding more out of the wealthiest Americans has cost local taxpayers at least $13 million in police overtime and other municipal services, such as cleanup and sanitation, according to a survey conducted by The Associated Press.

11/23/2011

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Minneapolis Prepared For ‘Occupy Minnesota’ Protests

The protest against the country’s financial industry, known as “Occupy Wall Street,” has grown to occupy cities from coast to coast and it’ll now be moving into Minnesota.

10/06/2011

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Fla. Protester To MN: Why Don’t You Get Out And March?

There haven’t been any negotiations between Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican lawmakers on day 12 of the state shutdown, but there’s been plenty of talk.

07/12/2011

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Protesters At Mpls. Cub Foods Say They Were Assaulted

Protestors say their peaceful demonstration turned to chaos inside a Minneapolis grocery store Tuesday night, but Cub Foods calls it blatant trespassing on private property.

03/17/2011

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