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SWAT Team Evicts Sahara Donahue From Denver-Area Home as Occupy Protesters Fight Back

A SWAT team brought in to evict a 63-year-old woman from her home in Idaho Springs, Colo., ended up clashing with protesters affiliated with Occupy Denver who surrounded the woman's home. The Clear Creek County Sheriff's Department told KUSA-TV in Denver that the team was called on after reports that one of the two... Continue Reading »

Occupy Our Homes, Occupy Wall Street Offshoot, Builds a Reputation in Battling Foreclosures

Though Occupy Wall Street is fading from the public eye, one of its offshoots continues to garner attention, carrying the torch as perhaps the most potent legacy of a movement that's largely cooled. Ten months ago, Occupy Our Homes officially launched in more than 20 cities, staging sit-ins at properties in danger of... Continue Reading »

Occupy Our Homes Launches TV Ad Campaign to Fight Foreclosures

Occupy Our Homes, an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement, launched a national ad campaign this week aimed at inspiring beleaguered homeowners to battle foreclosure and eviction. The organization has created a foreclosure-resistance template and support network that it hopes borrowers will use to fight off... Continue Reading »

Squatters Claim $2.7 Million Texas Mansion

FORT WORTH, Texas -- One person moved into a dead neighbor's house. Another came from Memphis, Tenn., to Fort Worth to lay claim to a $2.7 million mansion. Tarrant County has become the go-to place for an assortment of squatters claiming other people's houses as their own, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. A... Continue Reading »

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