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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
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By LANCE TAPLEY  |  March 30, 2012
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Photos: Boston Police arrest Occupy Boston protesters

The Boston Police Force cracks down on the Occupy Boston protests early on the morning of October 11, 2011.
October 11, 2011 | Rose Kennedy Greenway
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  October 14, 2011
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Tell it to the judge(s)

Bangor Six supporters held a rally on Tuesday outside the Penobscot County Courthouse
Bangor Six activists rally; pot boosters to gather in Monument Square
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 30, 2008
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Peace movement renews activism in support of withdrawal

In perhaps the greatest critique of the war in Iraq, US intelligence agencies — confirming what many critics have recognized for some time — say that the conflict is increasing the threat of anti-American terrorism.
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By IAN DONNIS  |  September 27, 2006