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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-11-11 08:16 PM
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'Occupy Youngstown' Demonstration Set Saturday
Organizers of a planned "occupation" of downtown Youngstown apparently still have some homework left to finish before they get started.

Organizers said the event is to begin with a demonstration at noon on Saturday on the Central Square. The protest will reportedly mirror similar protests that have occurred in New York City and elsewhere around the country, even recently in Columbus.

Organizers said they'll have a number of speakers to begin the program, but they also claim it could go on for weeks.

"The group voted for an indefinite occupation, especially until election day, to really raise awareness about how important this election is with overturning SB5 and voting 'no' on Issue 2, so yeah, the group's in it for the long haul," said organizer Jacob Harvey ...
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