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130 arrested as ‘Occupy Chicago’ tries to take Grant Park

130 arrested as ‘Occupy Chicago’ tries to take Grant Park | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

About 130 protesters were arrested at an Occupy Chicago demonstration early on Sunday after they set up tents and refused to leave a public park after closing time, police said.

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‘Occupy Chicago’ crashes Mortgage Bankers Association party | The Raw Story

‘Occupy Chicago’ crashes Mortgage Bankers Association party | The Raw Story | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

On Tuesday night, a party for Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) members was greeted by “Occupy Chicago” protesters, who chanted “banks got bailed out, we got sold out.”

The party was hosted by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange at Union Station. The protesters gathered at the one of the entrances of the building near where the party was being held.

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Occupy arrests in Chicago, Cincinnati - Associated Press

Occupy arrests in Chicago, Cincinnati - Associated Press | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Peaceful defiance of police orders to clear out, prompted at least 100 arrests early Sunday, authorities said.

 

 

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