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“Occupy Cleveland” wins wide community support

The Cleveland AFL-CIO gave the Occupy Wall Street movement a warm welcome of solidarity.

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Red X's protest GOP move to slash transit funding

Seated in her power wheelchair in front of a bus with a large red X painted on its side, Donna Prease called for blocking massive cuts to public transit.

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Rebellion grows against Kasich

With a petition drive to repeal his union-busting law in full swing, Ohio Gov. John Kasich faces growing isolation and sharply declining support.

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At American Islamic banquet, warning about "surveillance society"

"We now live in a surveillance society," civil liberties attorney Chip Pitts charged, "and the dangerous thing is that [it is being] taken for granted, like water is for fish."

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In Cleveland, outrage at Kasich "slash-and-sell" plan

Public officials, labor, religious and community leaders in Cleveland denounced the "slash and sell" budget proposed by Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich at a town hall meeting last week.

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Cleveland protests Wall Street

Charging that "Wall Street values are strangling our community", 75 union and other activists held a lunch time rally in front of the downtown offices of the PNC and Huntington banks.

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Cleveland council race features unique candidate

CLEVELAND - Volunteers are going house to house in this hard-hit city's West Side, getting out the vote for a candidate who they believe will "shake things up" and bring change to a neighborhood pockmarked with abandoned houses and torn up streets.