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Tacoma: Mayor lauds Occupy Tacoma camp for disbanding peacefully

Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland praised the Occupy Tacoma movement for vacating a downtown park earlier this week in a peaceful manner — unlike similar Occupy groups in other cities.

In a statement issued Tuesday, Strickland lauded the protest group for peacefully leaving downtown’s Pugnetti Park and “having the smoothest and most peaceful transition of any Occupy group of which I am aware.”

As we wrote about earlier this week, the protest group vacated the park without incident early Monday.  The state Department of Transportation, which owns the park property on Pacific Avenue, evicted the camp after allowing the group’s

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