occupy nashville http://wmot.org en Homeless Advocates Occupy Legislative Plaza http://wmot.org/post/homeless-advocates-occupy-legislative-plaza <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP/WMOT) &mdash; Legislative plaza was briefly occupied once again&nbsp;Sunday night, but not by the Occupy Movement.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 16:32:17 +0000 AP/WMOT 9293 at http://wmot.org Last Occupy Nashville Protester Evicted From Plaza http://wmot.org/post/last-occupy-nashville-protester-evicted-plaza <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP/WMOT) &mdash; March is proving to be a challenging month for the Occupy movement in Middle Tennessee.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 17:07:37 +0000 AP/WMOT 8370 at http://wmot.org Occupy Nashville Preparing for Eviction http://wmot.org/post/occupy-nashville-preparing-eviction <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) &mdash; A proposal designed to evict Occupy Nashville protesters is headed to the governor for his consideration.</p><p>The legislation passed the House 68-21&nbsp;Monday evening after lawmakers agreed to a change by the Senate, which approved the bill 20-10 last week.</p><p>The measure makes it a crime to camp on any state-owned land that&rsquo;s not specifically designated for camping.</p> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 18:40:08 +0000 AP/WMOT 7853 at http://wmot.org Bill Aimed At Occupy Nashville Passes House http://wmot.org/post/bill-aimed-occupy-nashville-passes-house <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp;&nbsp;A proposal aimed at stopping Occupy Nashville protesters from staying overnight on the Capitol complex has passed the House.</p><p>The measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Eric Watson of Cleveland was approved 70-26 after a lengthy debate&nbsp;Thursday morning. The companion bill was to be heard on the Senate floor, but the upper chamber adjourned before hearing the legislation.</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 19:12:30 +0000 AP/WMOT 7425 at http://wmot.org Occupation of Public Square Short-Lived http://wmot.org/post/occupation-public-square-short-lived <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) &mdash; An attempt to move the Occupy Nashville protest from the state Capitol to the city&#39;s Public Square was short-lived.</p><p>One tent was set up on the lawn of the city government headquarters&nbsp;Monday night.&nbsp;According to an Occupy spokesperson, seven Metro Nashville police cruisers arrived at the site early Tuesday&nbsp;morning and officers told tent dweller Matt Hammill a local ordinance barred camping there.</p><p>Hammill packed up his tent and left.</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 18:13:41 +0000 AP/WMOT 7317 at http://wmot.org