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  • More than two dozen Occupy Philadelphia protesters have filed suit against the city and police over their arrests when authorities broke up their encampment two years ago.
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  • You might be surprised at what has become a lauded and effective relief organization for victims of Superstorm Sandy: Occupy Wall Street.
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  • In this image made from video, a police officer uses pepper spray as he walks down a line of Occupy demonstrators sitting on the ground at the University of California, Davis on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011.
  • The University of California has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by demonstrators who were pepper-sprayed during an Occupy protest at UC Davis last fall, according to a preliminary settlement filed Wednesday.
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  • Police say more than 100 people have been arrested as Occupy Wall Street protesters march in small groups around Manhattan's financial district to mark the anniversary of the grass-roots movement.
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  • Occupy Wall Street began to disintegrate in rapid fashion last winter.
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  • Twitter has handed over about three months' worth of an Occupy Wall Street protester's tweets to a judge in a criminal trial.
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  • Celebrating our freedom on Independence Mall
  • The cradle of liberty celebrated the nation's 236th birthday on Wednesday with cake and a bit of governmental dissent.
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  • Occupy Philly continued their National Gathering demonstrations through Center City today.
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  • Organizers say about two dozen protesters with Occupy's national gathering have been arrested after a spontaneous march to Philadelphia's City Hall.
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  • The Occupy movement is holding its National Gathering at Independence Mall.
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  • Philadelphia officials get ready for Occupy Fourth of July in the cradle of liberty.
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  • Get ready for Occupy Fourth of July in Philadelphia.
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  • More than 100 Occupy Philadelphia protesters joined the worldwide May Day demonstrations by marching and rallying outside a downtown bank on May 1, 2012.
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  • The Occupy Philadelphia protestors returned to city streets on Tuesday afternoon as part of nationwide May Day activity.
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  • More than 100 Occupy Philadelphia protesters joined the worldwide May Day demonstrations by marching and rallying outside a downtown bank.
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  • Four lawmakers sued the city Monday over its handling of the Occupy Wall Street protests, saying police conduct is so problematic that the force needs an outside monitor.
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  • The head of the Philadelphia police Civil Affairs Unit says officers only arrested protesters affiliated with Occupy Wall Street after they marched through city streets for hours following their eviction from a plaza next to City Hall.
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  • State lawmakers are calling for greater oversight of campus police departments after investigators blasted University of California, Davis, administrators and officers for pepper-spraying demonstrators - a police action that drew widespread criticism after a video went viral.
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  • Police say more than 70 people were taken into custody following a rally at the park where the Occupy movement was born.
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  • 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.
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  • A group of protesters affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement plans to elect 876 "delegates" from around the country and hold a national "general assembly" in Philadelphia over the Fourth of July as part of ongoing protests over corporate excess and economic inequality.
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  • A Chicago college is offering a class on the Occupy movement.
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  • Authorities say 11 people have been arrested in Washington's McPherson Square since Park Police began clearing away tents.
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  • U.S. Park Police say an officer has been struck with a brick in the face as officers in riot gear and on horseback cleared protesters from one of the last remaining Occupy sites.
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  • Dozens of U.S. Park Police officers in riot gear converged Saturday to clear tents from one of the nation's last remaining Occupy sites.
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  • U.S. Park Police plan to begin enforcing a no-camping rule at two Washington sites where Occupy protesters have been demonstrating for months.
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  • Dozens of Occupy Philadelphia protesters returned to Center City Sunday night, and police were ready for them.
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  • Over 300 people were arrested Saturday during a chaotic day of Occupy protests near City Hall in Oakland, California.
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  • U.S. Park Police are warning occupy protesters that they must stop camping at two Washington parks on Monday or risk arrest.
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  • An apparent smoke bomb was thrown over the fence of the White House as hundreds of Occupy protesters massed outside the gates.
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  • Police arrested more than a dozen Occupy protesters Thursday in Iowa who are targeting Democrats and Republicans just days before the state's closely watched lead-off presidential caucuses.
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  • Police booted about 30 protesters who had been camping in downtown Allentown, cutting through tarps and tents that had been set up during the three-month demonstration.
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  • Police officers swept through Dewey Square early Saturday, tearing down tents at the Occupy Boston encampment and arresting dozens of protesters, bringing a peaceful end to the 10-week demonstration.
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  • A retired Philadelphia police captain arrested in uniform during Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City has received written warnings from police and union officials.
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  • Police have evicted protesters who set up tents near a Pennsylvania city hall to demonstrate against corporate greed.
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  • Two Massachusetts teens - a 13-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl - have been found safe at an Occupy site in Newark, N.J., two days after they went missing from their homes.
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  • An eastern Pennsylvania city says the protesters camping near city hall are staging an illegal protest.
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  • Occupy Philly protestors march towards Independence Hall on Saturday, December 3, 2011.
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  • Occupy Philadelphia marched their way to Independence Hall to declare, despite eviction, the movement is not over.
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  • Evicted from Dilworth Plaza, Occupy Philadelphia protestors say their movement is far from over.
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  • Occupy Philadelphia protesters vowed Friday to continue their movement against corporate greed and economic inequality despite the demise of their tent city at City Hall, and they challenged the city's assessment that their eviction occurred in a peaceful and orderly fashion.
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  • Click play to watch Katherine Scott's report
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  • At Philadelphia City Hall, Thursday marked day one of a major construction project.
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  • Occupy Philly protestors converged at police headquarters for the release of the 52 who were arrested.
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  • $651,000 is the most recent estimate the city has for cost incurred dealing with Occupy Philly, according to the mayor's spokesman.
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