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Occupy Tampa

Ten years ago: Occupy Tampa holds first protest in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street

The first Occupy Tampa demonstration occurred on Saturday, September 24, 2011. WMNF republishes the story ten years later.
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Occupy ICE Tampa sets up encampment

About ten people set up camp Thursday evening outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office near the Tampa International Airport; they’re upset about how ICE has detained migrants crossing the US border and has separated...
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Remodeled Riverfront Park is backdrop for Bob Buckhorn’s State of the City address

Tampa unveiled its newly-remodeled Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park Friday morning for Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s State of the City address. Buckhorn praised the $35 million renovation and the city staff who worked on it. Before...

Tampa City Council members sympathize with residents furious about FDOT plans for interstate expansion

Tampa City Council members sympathize with residents furious about FDOT plans for interstate expansion

Environmentalists fight to save pristine Florida forest

Environmentalists fight to save pristine Florida forest

Mayor Buckhorn responds to having a reelection challenger from Occupy Tampa

Mayor Buckhorn responds to having a reelection challenger from Occupy Tampa

Occupy Tampa activist is challenging Bob Buckhorn for Tampa mayor

Occupy Tampa activist is challenging Bob Buckhorn for Tampa mayor

Occupy Tampa to challenge constitutionality of city’s sidewalk ordinance

Arrests of Occupy Tampa members have slowed down, but the court hearings for the dozens charged so far are still underway. Last week after an arraignment, one defense council said he plans to argue that...

Videos: 29 Occupy Tampa members arrested while camping in Riverfront Park

Tampa Police say overnight they arrested 29 members of Occupy Tampa in a riverside park west of downtown. Before the arrests about 40 people attempted to camp on a hill inside the park, but many...

Tampa Police Captain Dugan meets with weapons vendor Safariland

Tampa Police Captain Brian Dugan met with weapons and law enforcement equipment vendor Safariland Tuesday November 22. Andrea Davis is a spokesperson for Tampa Police, and she said that Safariland arranged the appointment. Occupy Tampa...

Three members of Occupy Tampa arrested Friday; Protesters say video disputes battery charges

At about 3 o’clock this morning the Tampa Police Department arrested three protesters from the Occupy Tampa movement on the sidewalk in front of Curtis Hixon Park. WMNF’s Josh Holton reports, video shows Corporal L.J....

Two more Occupy Tampa detentions; police make them remove all belongings

Monday morning update: there were three arrests early this morning and we’ll bring you a full report at 4pm. In the meantime here’s one eyewitness report from OpenLetterNews.org. Thursday afternoon update from Occupy Tampa: “Alex...

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