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Occupy Protesters Headed to Washington DC


Statewide Wisconsin (WXOW) - More than 150 people from all over Wisconsin are preparing to join others from across the country in Washington, D.C. as part of a three day, non-violent "Occupy Wall Street" Protest. The thousands converging on the Capitol say they want to counter the power of banks, Wall Street, and big corporations. The protest has be dubbed "Take Back the Capitol", and it will run from December 6th to the 8th. Wisconsinites participating say they want to send a message to Congress to focus on jobs, not tax cuts, and have the wealthiest 1% pay their fair share.

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