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Occupier fined for trespass

In a stiff sentence for an act of nonviolent civil disobedience, a judge on March 23 slapped a $400 fine plus $90 in court costs on the first of the "Blaine House 9" to go on trial. Diane Messer, 59, of Liberty, had been convicted of criminal trespass b
Blaine House 9
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  March 30, 2012

‘Blaine House Nine’ banned from Capitol Park, State House

Bet you didn't know that the police, without going to court or giving a reason, can order you not to enter public property like the State House — and if you disobey you could spend up to six months in jail.
Augusta protests
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  December 09, 2011