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Occupy Portland demands mayor apologize for violent crackdown

Members of Occupy Portland’s liaison team gathered Tuesday to speak out against a violent police crackdown that left protester Justin James Bridges in a wheelchair. While Mayor Sam Adams had originally voiced support for the movement, he announced last week that protesters would be forced to leave the park. “You…

More than two dozen people arrested at ‘Occupy Portland’ demonstration

More than two dozen people were arrested Sunday morning as “Occupy Portland” protesters tried to expand into Jamison Square Park. The protesters were arrested after refusing police orders to leave the park, which closed at midnight. They were charged with criminal trespassing, interfering with a police officer and disorderly conduct,…

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