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  • Occupy Spokane movement spotlighting its cause

    A man who calls himself Ziggy leans against his bumper-stickered Dodge Stratus sedan, anchoring a stage light between his body and the roof of the car. He gazes up at …


  • Percussion grenades used to disperse Occupy protesters

    Police used “flash bang” percussion grenades to disperse protesters who blocked an entrance to a Port of Seattle facility Monday evening as part of a national effort to disrupt West …


  • Protest’s permit set to expire

    The clock may be ticking on a new gathering of Occupy Spokane. Last week, a second protest site inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement sprouted in Franklin Park along …


  • Elderly woman hit by spray at protest: I’m ‘tough’

    SEATTLE — An 84-year-old woman in Seattle has quickly become a face of the national Occupy Wall Street movement after she was hit with pepper spray during a march. A …


  • Police bust NYC ‘Occupy’ protest in nighttime sweep

    Hundreds of police officers in riot gear raided the Occupy Wall Street encampment in New York City in the pre-dawn darkness today, evicting hundreds of demonstrators and demolishing the tent …


  • Occupy protesters remove blockade at Oakland port

    A protest that shut down the Port of Oakland to show the broadening reach of the Occupy Wall Street movement ended in violence when police in riot gear arrested dozens …


  • Wealthy 1 percent use site to support the 99 percent

    While members of the so-called 99 percent take part in Occupy Wall Street protests, a new website lets some of the wealthy 1 percent declare their support for the movement.


  • Occupy Spokane weighs future

    Sometimes there are only one or two people carrying signs and waving at cars passing by the little triangle of city property on a corner of Riverside Avenue and Monroe …


  • Vigils for injured vet, police clear Tenn. protest

    Anti-Wall Street demonstrators held vigils for an Iraq War veteran seriously injured during a protest clash with police in California as some Occupy encampments came under growing pressure from authorities …


  • Spin Control: Consistency in the eye of the beholder

    OLYMPIA – As the news media lurches between ignoring and overexposing the Occupy Wall Street/Spokane/Seattle/ Everywhere movement, is it too much to ask for the pontificators to show a little …


  • Local protest stays peaceful

    As their cohorts in New York City were arrested in droves Saturday, organizers of the Occupy Spokane protest, which began Wednesday, say there have been no arrests locally and conflicts …


  • Protesters ordered to be less ‘permanent’

    Occupy Spokane, the 2-day-old action in solidarity with the 2-week-old Occupy Wall Street protest against economic injustice, was visited Friday morning by police enforcing a city ordinance. About a dozen …


  • Spokane protesters ordered to remove tents, placards

    Occupy Spokane, the two-day-old action in solidarity with the two-week-old Occupy Wall Street protest against economic injustice, was visited this morning by police enforcing a city ordinance.


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