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St. Pete protesters tell motorists to move their money out of big banks listen

11/07/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Bank of America may have changed their mind about charging fees to customers for using their debit cards, but that didn’t stop protesters in St. Pete from encouraging customers to ditch the banking giant. The group waved signs at a busy Bank of America in Northeast St. Petersburg on Saturday afternoon.

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Occupy Tampa complies with police order to remove their shade, but vows to stay listen

10/14/11 Josh Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Friday morning police told Occupy Tampa to take down parts of their sidewalk camp outside Curtis-Hixon Park. Tables and canopies have been removed, but the protesters are still allowed to stay and sleep.

Last Sunday night a police officer told Occupy Tampa that they could stay on the sidewalk. But two nights later [police told protesters they had to leave the sidewalk](http://www...

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Occupy Tampa spends second night in downtown park listen

10/11/11 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Even though Police in other cities, like Boston, are arresting people camping in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement, activists in Tampa seem to be safe for now. Occupy Tampa camped out on the edge of downtown’s Curtis Hixon Park for the second consecutive night. This morning, Bettejo Indelicato was one of the twenty or so protesters lining Ashley Drive.

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