November

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Youth march calls for jobs and end to violence

The young people, mainly high school students who organized the event, marched in front, holding pictures of the 29 youth in New Haven killed by violence this year.

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Comcast arrests spotlight Occupy issues: fairness vs. big biz

Nine Occupy Wall Street activists held a sit-in and were arrested at the Comcast Center in downtown Philadelphia urging the giant cable company to pay its fair share.

Economy adds paltry 80,000 jobs, official jobless rate 9 percent

Just 80,000 jobs were added in the U.S. economy in October and the official unemployment rate was 9 percent, almost unchanged from September.

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Tennessee Gov. Haslam cuts budget short

Considering the many cuts found in the Governor's budget, some wonder why he continues to spend public funds by ordering the arrest of peaceful protesters at Occupy Nashville

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Unions urge last minute calls to Senate today on jobs

The U.S. Senate will vote on the Rebuild America Jobs Act, which would immediately create jobs by putting $59 billion into infrastructure repairs.

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Retired librarian sees trouble ahead

Rahm Emanuel announced there would be significant cuts in the city's library system. These cuts would reduce staff members' 60 plus hours a week to 40.

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Occupy Memphis: Sixteen days and counting

Occupy Memphis features several caucuses devoted to women's rights, diversity, homelessness, LGBT, anti-Capitalism, and Agnosticism/Atheism. The protests have been peaceful and widely supported by the citizens of the Mid-South.

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Workers United convention rallies in solidarity with Occupy Chicago

Saying that it is "time to take our country back and we will, "over 200 delegates to the Midwest Regional Joint Board Convention of Workers United declared their solidarity with Occupy Chicago on Oct. 26.

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