Occupy Denver

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Cops Clear Occupy Denver; Tebowing, Fires Ensue

Officials extinguished fires after brief struggle with protesters

(Newser) - Fires and angry words, but only a few arrests resulted last night as Denver became the latest city to end its local Occupy protest, reports the Denver Post . Police moved in just before midnight, squaring off against the remaining 40 protesters who refused to leave. Things got a little tense... More »

Occupy Denver Elects a Leader: Shelby the Dog

She's more like a person than a corporation, organizer argues

(Newser) - The Occupy movement has been pretty adamant about remaining leaderless, but Denver’s mayor has been pushing them to name one to deal with city officials. So the protesters put democracy to work and elected a leader: a Border Collie mix named Shelby. Shelby is “a smart and fun... More »

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