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2 years 1 month ago

Division within Occupy Colorado Springs

An anti-war tone taken up by Occupy Colorado Springs has forced some members to split off, claiming they were ousted because they support the troops. Brittany Westmoreland, who is married to a soldier, was one of several members who received probation notices from organizers at OCS. The letter revoked...

2 years 5 months ago

Occupy Colorado Springs braving storm

Occupy Colorado Spring still going strong, even though the temperatures have dropped and snow has fallen in the Springs. Jason Warf, part of Occupy Colorado Springs, says last night around ten people braved the cold in the tents that are set-up in the permitted area near Acacia Park. ...

2 years 5 months ago

Colo Springs protesters granted 30 day permit

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Wall Street protesters in Colorado Springs have been granted a 30-day permit to erect tents, tables and chairs, and a portable toilet on a portion of a downtown park. City spokeswoman Mary Scott says such long-term permits are usually issued for permanent structures, such as...

2 years 5 months ago

Colorado Springs police issue protester warnings

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado Springs police have issued written warnings to eight anti-Wall Street protesters challenging the city's no camping ordinance. Police say the Occupy Colorado Springs protesters took down their tents Sunday, but they vowed to come back. Organizer Kristie Wheeler tells the Colorado Springs...

2 years 6 months ago

Occupy Colorado Springs hosts march

In Denver on Friday morning protesters, part of the "Occupy" movement were arrested. The arrests re-invigorated the spirit of the springs' "Occupy" group to host a "Unite in Uniform/Business Casual Day" march around downtown Colorado Springs on Saturday. Dozens of people came out to march in support of...

2 years 6 months ago

Colorado Springs joins the "occupy" movement

The Occupy Wall Street protests that started in New York City have now spread across the country. Protestors are speaking out against corporate greed and the government's involvement in big business. Now the movement has come to Southern Colorado The Occupy Colorado Springs movement actually started up last Friday....

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