Occupy protesters rally against student debt

6:12 AM, May 1, 2012   |    comments
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Two Occupy groups are joining organized labor activists for a May Day rally in Portland.

Occupy Maine, Occupy University of Southern Maine and the Maine AFL-CIO plan to gather in Congress Square on Tuesday. Cosponsors of the event include the Southern Maine Labor Council and the Southern Maine Workers' Center.

Occupy USM will stage a walk-out to draw attention to the issue of student debt. The group will march to Congress Square to meet with the other groups for a rally. Occupy Maine's rally will include community speakers, street theater, a soap box and celebratory activities marking international workers' day.






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