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Squatters Evicted

The squatters are out, although the lingering smell of cheap beer, tobacco and weed still made me gag as I went upstairs this evening

Chassidism teaches that everything we see, hear or experience, including supposedly negative or sombre encounters, are orchestrated ‘on High’. We are charged therefore to learn and be inspired from each experience. In fact, the 18th Century Chassidic Master Reb Zushe of Anipoli declared that he was inspired in seven different ways by a thief! (http://www.chabadsussex.org/309299).
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Judge to well-known Naperville squatter: Get a job

A DuPage County judge Thursday ordered well-known Naperville squatter Scott Huber to get a job as part of his probation on trespassing and disorderly conduct charges.

Judge Karen Wilson sentenced Huber to a two-year probation term, and ordered him to undergo job placement training and find a job working at least 10 hours a week.

“I feel like you need some assistance, some direction,” Wilson said. “I feel like you have certain skills to assist yourself that you are not tapping into.
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Tattoo artist squats on presidential website

When internet users click on that site it is not the French president whose image appears, but a black and white image of a woman and the title „un combat, une vie, 15 ans“ (a battle, a life, 15 years).

The site is being „cyber-squatted“ by Corinne Dubosque, the owner of a tattoo parlour in Pontault-Combault, a town to the east of Paris, reported Le Parisien.
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ST PAUL‘S CAMPERS: I WOULD HAPPILY BOOT THEM OUT MYSELF

To most people, the notion of taking over someone’s home and refusing to leave is bizarre and should not be allowed.

Like squatting, the protest camp that has surrounded St Paul’s Cathedral and forced it to close for the first time since The Blitz is wrong and should be illegal. Just as squatters are mostly organised and frequently menacing, the campers outside St Paul’s have ­abandoned any legitimate cause.
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Comic honed act squatting in Hackney

Fast Show comic Charlie Higson has revealed how he honed his act and charaters while squatting in east London.

In an interview with the Sunday Times, he said he and fellow Fast Show writer and performer Paul Whitehouse squatted a few doors down from each other in Hackney in the 1980s after learning the council planned to offer full tenancy rights to squatters.
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