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OBIT: William Hamilton, 87, Death of God movement theologian

March 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Theologian William Hamilton, a member of the Death of God movement of the 1960s that reached its peak with a Time Magazine cover story, has died in Portland, Ore. He was 87. Continue Reading

Santorum describes Occupy protesters as ‘radical element’

February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Santorum to visit North Dakota later this weekAs Tacoma (Wash.) Occupy protesters changed and shouted during presidential contender Rick Santorum’s visit, the Republican told hundreds of supporters that what “this radical element represents …. is true intolerance.” Continue Reading

‘The Protester’ named Time magazine’s ‘Person of Year’

December 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The magazine cited dissent across the Middle East that has spread to Europe and the United States, and says these protesters are reshaping global politics.
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Protesters halt operations at some Western ports

December 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Heady with their successful attempts to block trucks and curb business at busy ports up and down the West Coast, some Occupy Wall Street protesters plan to continue their blockades and keep staging similar protests despite requests to stop because they’re hurting wage earners. Continue Reading

Occupy protesters halt operations at some West Coast ports

December 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Hundreds of Wall Street protesters blocked gates at some of the West Coast’s busiest ports today, causing the partial shutdown of several in a day of demonstrations they hope will cut into the profits of the corporations that run the docks. Continue Reading

West Coast ports new target for blockade-minded Occupy protesters

December 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The protesters are targeting the locations because they believe American ports have become “economic engines for the elite.” They are most upset by two West Coast companies giant West Coast port operator SSA Marine and grain exporter EGT that they believe epitomize the big corporations that make up the “1 percent.” Continue Reading

Police evict Occupy Boston protesters; 46 arrested

December 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Police officers swept through Dewey Square early today, 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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Police dismantle much of Occupy San Francisco encampment

December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr says officers dismantled more than 100 tents at an Occupy protest in a downtown plaza this morning. Continue Reading

Authorities remove Occupy Minnesota property

December 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Hennepin County authorities have removed tarps and chairs used by anti-Wall Street protesters from a plaza outside the government center in Minneapolis.
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Occupy LA raid results in more than 200 arrests

November 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

In a massive show of force, 1,400 police officers, some in riot gear stormed the Occupy Los Angeles camp early today, driving protesters from the park and arresting more than 200 who defied orders to leave. Similar raids in Philadelphia led to 50 arrests, but the scene in both cities was relatively peaceful.
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