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Protests erupt over cell phone shutdown

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit shut off cell phone access to commuters at train stations and protestors say the police violated their right to free expression.

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Protests greet release of Oscar Grant's killer

Hundreds marched peacefully to protest the release from prison of Johannes Mehserle, former BART police officer who killed passenger Oscar Grant III, after Mehserle had served just one year in prison.

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Immigrant youth arrested in Georgia after civil disobedience

Young and undocumented, immigrant youth take a stand for justice in Georgia.

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Wide coalition mobilizes for April 4 "We Are One"

Leaders in labor, faith, civil and immigrant rights groups held a March 29 teleconference to announce coordinated actions nationwide on April 4 to commemorate the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr and stand in solidarity with public workers.

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Protestors crash “corporate criminal” breakfast

Protestors in St. Louis crashed an annual breakfast where corpoarte leaders, politicans and bank executives were meeting, demanding they be held responsible for wrecking the economy.

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Across Ohio, thousands protest Kasich slash-and-burn plan

More than 10,000 Ohioans held angry protests Tuesday in dreary cold rain in 18 cities and towns throughout the state against Republican Gov. John Kasich's extremist, slash-and-burn budget proposals.

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Wisconsin protesters: You couldn’t wait us out, so, you locked us out!

One nurse summed up the legal victory to keep Wisconsin state Capitol open: "What Walker has done is sad. So we came dressed for a funeral but we are ready to dance. We expect that we will win this battle."

Video: The Windy City protests federal housing cuts

On Friday close to  one thousand Chicagoans turned out at the Illinois State Office Building hopping mad about planned federal budget cuts proposed for HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development).

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GOP budget would close Social Security offices

If Republicans have their way with the federal budget it would close Social Security offices across the country.

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Conn. gov joins in "We are one with the workers of Wisconsin"

"I am proud to stand with you and the workers of Wisconsin," Connecticut Gov. Daniel Malloy told hundreda at a Hartford rally Tuesday.

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