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Occupy Picketers

Occupy Tucson pickets bidders

More than two dozen participants of Occupy Tucson left their campground at Veinte de Agosto Park Monday to descend on Pima County Superior Court, where foreclosed homes were being auctioned off.

The chanting and sign-waving demonstration came just hours after the protesters staved off a judge’s order that would have prevented them from returning to the park once they’ve been cited by police.

In a related development, City Councilwoman Regina Romero announced she will ask the council to order the police to stop citing protesters for violating the park curfew and to direct the Parks Department to waive the curfew and any park-use permit fees. The council will hold a closed meeting on the request today.

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