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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-09-11 11:29 PM
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Hundreds come out to 'Occupy GR'
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Event stemmed from frustration with corp. greed

Updated: Sunday, 09 Oct 2011, 11:15 AM EDT
Published : Sunday, 09 Oct 2011, 11:15 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Hundreds gathered on Calder Plaza Saturday to show support for a national demonstration about discontent with Wall Street and the current political system.

The movement 'Occupy Grand Rapids' was the first of its kind in West Michigan.

The group posted on their Facebook page that the protest "stemmed from frustration with corporate greed and control over politics, as well as the disparity between the wealth of the extremely rich and the rest of the populous."

The 'Occupy Grand Rapids' movement stems from much larger events in cities across the nation including New York City, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles ...
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