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Pregnant woman pepper sprayed at Occupy Seattle - CBS News

Pregnant woman pepper sprayed at Occupy Seattle - CBS News | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

AP - 16 Nov 2011 -An 84-year-old activist is among those sprayed as cops arrest six to disperse anti-Wall Street protesters.

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Op-Ed: Occupy Wall Street Protesters' Goals : NPR

October 17, 2011. The Occupy Wall Street protests reached the one-month mark, and spread to cities around the world. Demonstrators march against greedy bankers, politicians, government cuts and the growing gap between rich and poor, among other issues.

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Pregnant woman pepper sprayed at Occupy Seattle - CBS News

Pregnant woman pepper sprayed at Occupy Seattle - CBS News | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

AP - 16 Nov 2011 -An 84-year-old activist is among those sprayed as cops arrest six to disperse anti-Wall Street protesters.

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Occupy Seattle wants to disrupt visit of JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon | KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest

Occupy Seattle wants to disrupt visit of JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon | KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

Oct 31, 2011. Occupy Seattle protestors have set their sights on the highest paid banker on Wall Street, who will be visiting Seattle on Wednesday.

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While some US cities crack down, many others willing to let Wall Street demonstrations go on

While some US cities crack down, many others willing to let Wall Street demonstrations go on | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

Oct 28, WaPost — Philadelphia, New York, Minneapolis and Portland OR,  are content to let the Wall Street protests (#OWS) go on for now. U.S. cities breaking up the protests include San Diego and Oakland CA, Atlanta GA,  and Nashville, TN.

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Is Eugene the angriest U.S. city?

October 25, 2011. Is Eugene the angriest city in America? Statisticall, you could make that claim.  Total protesters per million (based on the mid-range turnout numbers of each event): 16,640.

That, folks, is 38 percent more than supposedly No. 1 Denver.

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Cold reduces number of Occupy Spokane protesters

October 25, 2011. Seattle Times. Spokane's version of the Occupy Wall Street protest has dwindled to only a handful of demonstrators, just a few weeks after a march through downtown drew some 300 people.

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Bring Occupy Portland to a successful finale

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October 22, 2011. Oregonian op-ed. "Last week we were struck by the difference between two political events now taking place on center stage in the region. One is a lackluster Democratic primary. The other is a dramatic protest movement encamped in downtown Portland."

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Occupy Seattle, get free pizza | KPLU News

Occupy Seattle, get free pizza | KPLU News | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

Small business owners say they are part of the 99%. "Main Street Alliance, a national network of small business coalitions, [is] showing their support for the protesters."

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Occupy Seattle votes to move to Seattle Central

Occupy Seattle votes to move to Seattle Central | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 25, 2011, Seattle PI. Occupy Seattle protesters have voted to move their operational base to Seattle Central Community College.

 

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Occupy Seattle has cost city $105K

Occupy Seattle has cost city $105K | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

Police overtime for the month of October is the bulk of the cost - $97,200. Police spokesman said most OT costs are from "deliberate, law-violating behavior," like spending the night in the park. Approximately 45 have been arrested.

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Occupy Wall Street: FAQ | The Nation

Occupy Wall Street: FAQ | The Nation | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it
How it came about, what it means, how it works and everything else you need to know about Occupy Wall Street.
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As Occupy Portland reaches its second week, calls surface from Commissioner Nick Fish for a 'peaceful conclusion'

As Occupy Portland reaches its second week, calls surface from Commissioner Nick Fish for a 'peaceful conclusion' | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 17, 2011. Pressure is building for Portland Mayor Sam Adams to address the Occupy Portland camp, which is nearing the end of its second week.

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Fritz praises protesters but says camping isn't essential to cause

Fritz praises protesters but says camping isn't essential to cause | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 18, 2011. More than 100 protesters listened to City Commissioner Amanda Fritz while she answered their questions for an hour using a bullhorn.

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Update: Occupy Seattle protesters clear bridge after tying up traffic | KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest

KPLU : 17 Nov 2011 - Traffic was snarled in Seattle's University District as hundreds of Occupy Seattle demonstrators joined the National Day of Action.

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Capitol Hill businesses demand 'immediate results' in camp clean-up -- UPDATE

Capitol Hill businesses demand 'immediate results' in camp clean-up -- UPDATE | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

18 Nov 2011 - A group representing more than 150 Capitol Hill businesses want the Seattle Community College camp to be cleaned "immediately". Will Seattle use "public safety" to close the camp? Source: CapitolHillSeattle.com

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27 Occupy Portland protesters arrested in Pearl District

27 Occupy Portland protesters arrested in Pearl District | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

Oct 30, 2011 - Police say 25 people were arrested Sunday morning in the Pearl District following an Occupy Portland rally.

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Gov. meets with Occupy Salem group

Gov. meets with Occupy Salem group | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 25, 2011. Statesman Journal. Gov. John Kitzhaber met with Occupy Salem demonstrators in Willson Park on this afternoon.

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Council clears way for protest campers | The city exempts Occupy Eugene from a ban through Dec. 15

Council clears way for protest campers | The city exempts Occupy Eugene from a ban through Dec. 15 | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 25, 2011. RegisterGuard. The Occupy Eugene protest group, currently encamped in Alton Baker Park, will be allowed to stay there or possibly at another city park until Dec. 15, the City Council decided Monday night.

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Seattle 'Occupy' movement to move

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October 25, 2011. NWCN. It's been nearly a month since occupy Seattle took over Westlake Park. "We need people and Westlake is not the best place to do a 24-7 occupation," said Dee Powers.

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Occupy Portland: Businesses on the perimeter adjust to protest and protesters

Occupy Portland: Businesses on the perimeter adjust to protest and protesters | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 25, 2011. Oregonian. An informal survey of businesses on the perimeter of the encampment shows that owners have had to adjust, but the problems have not been threatening. Instead, they have added security, hunkered down and complained in writing to organizers when issues have arisen.

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Occupy Seattle shows up to occupy the Today Show | Seattle's Big Blog - seattlepi.com

Occupy Seattle shows up to occupy the Today Show | Seattle's Big Blog - seattlepi.com | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it
The Today Show had some unexpected guests Thursday morning while filming an episode live in Seattle. Turns out, the Occupy Seattle protest moved a few blocks down to Pike Place Market to get their message on camera.
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Occupy Seattle's Westlake Problem: Seattlest

Occupy Seattle's Westlake Problem: Seattlest | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

"Obviously, a movement centered on being allowed to put tents in Westlake is nowhere near as sympathetic as one aimed at the occupation's true opponents: those who corrupt our politics society towards their own greedy ends, and as the months drag on, sleeping arrangements must be able to withstand Winter weather. For these reasons, the Westlake site is fundamentally problematic, but as anyone who's witnessed a week's worth of fruitless brainstorming and debate among the occupiers can tell you, there is no obvious alternative."

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Seattle police arrest woman for sitting down with umbrella

Seattle police arrest woman for sitting down with umbrella | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 17, 2011. The city's much-criticized restriction on the rain gear resulted in the arrest of a woman who was resting on the ground under here umbrella.

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Occupy Boise remains methodical through madness | Arbiter Online

Occupy Boise remains methodical through madness | Arbiter Online | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 17, 2011. In the words of Buffalo Springfield, There's something happening here. What it is ain't exactly clear.

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Occupy Portland Will March to Support Homeless Camp | Blogtown, PDX

Occupy Portland Will March to Support Homeless Camp | Blogtown, PDX | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 18, 2011. Occupy Portland will march today in support of Portland's other occupation—the homeless camp that has coincidentally occupied the corner of NW 4th and Burnside.

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