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11:30 And now, as they say on TV, "the other story we are following closely tonight." This TV site says THREE protesters, not two, hit by car tonight in D.C., and car hit first two then kept going, suggesting it was deliverate. It says one person in custody but not sure if that is driver — others have him being let go…. Here’s video that purports to show driver and car.
11:20 Guess I missed this yesterday: Mike Fox Sr., the Silicon Valley billionaire, announces he is pulling his dough out of Bank of America to make a point at this key point….
11:10 New, full story in Bay Citizen on that Iraq vet badly injured by cops, mistreated in jail (see items below). New details on incident and his background (born in Sweden etc.). Claims was beaten just trying to get to his nearby home. Guy in next cell saw injuries to torso. Business partner explains why he joined OWS protests. Had worked hard and served country. …"Countdown" segment tonight on vets’ contributions to Occupy movement.
They struggled for two years to raise enough money to open Elevation 66 this year. That’s part of the reason why Kelly said both he and Sabeghi had decided to participate in Occupy Oakland protests.
“We talked a lot about it. He was there, because he feels like corporate America has really held down the average person,” Kelly said. “Kayvan does not come from a wealthy background. He’s worked very hard his whole life to be where he’s at.”