Occupy Ashtabula Has a Nice Gazebo Is Done

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Update: Breaking news out of Ashtabula today — it is no longer occupied.

At its height, Occupy Ashtabula counted 15 protesters and one dynamite gazebo. That number dwindled, and eventually the campers packed up and headed home. Via the Star Beacon:

City Manager Anthony Cantagallo said he believes the winter weather is partly responsible.

Logical. The group says it still plans to organize protests at banks and occasionally gather for picnics.

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There's an Occupy Ashtabula. Yeah, not totally surprising, but the city best known for its bridges and being mentioned in a Bob Dylan song has joined any number of other smaller suburbs and rural areas in the Occupy Movement.

Unlike most of them, however, Occupy Ashtabula looks like they're enjoying a nice gazebo. More pics over at Daily Kos.

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