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Occupy movement focuses on foreclosures

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On Tuesday, the Occupy movement, which has conducted prolonged protests across the country on issues ranging from foreclosure and unemployment to a massive pay gap among the highest-paid and lowest-paid U.S. workers, called for a national day of action to "Occupy Our Homes."In 25 cities, including Los Angeles, Oakland, Minneapolis, Denver, New York, Miami, Atlanta and others, hundreds of homes to be foreclosed upon were occupied by their former owners and supporting occupy protesters. Occupying foreclosed homes is the latest permutation of the Occupy movement as it begins to migrate from city plazas to neighborhoods and their foreclosed-upon and abandoned homes.According to RealtyTrac, a company that tracks foreclosures, auctions and bank-owned homes, there are currently an estimated 1.38 million U.S. homes in a foreclosure process. "The bank is either going to work with me on loan modification or it will have to get the police to throw me out," said Art de los Sa...