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Heavy police presence, $20,000 reward aim to bring down East Hills terrorists
The Grand Rapids Press ^ | Updated: Thursday, March 03, 2011, 9:47 AM | Nate Reens

Posted on 03/03/2011 5:22:52 PM PST by jmcenanly

GRAND RAPIDS – The forces behind the East Hills neighborhood revitalization knew the area and had an image of what blighted buildings and neglected residences could become with years of work and investment.

And it's likely authorities will need those same instincts and vision to latch on to the “urban terrorism” suspects behind last week's arson and a letter warning of future violence in an area – only investigators will need to do it faster to take away an unease that grips residents there.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: Michigan; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: anarchy

1 posted on 03/03/2011 5:23:00 PM PST by jmcenanly
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To: jmcenanly

Has anyone else seen anything like this in local news?

2 posted on 03/03/2011 5:41:35 PM PST by jmcenanly ( "We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him." -Samuel)
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To: jmcenanly

Eco-nazis or gang thugs not liking it?

3 posted on 03/03/2011 5:55:14 PM PST by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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"It's the renewal that has drawn the anger of the militants who demand a return to low-income housing and to drive the occupants back to the suburbs."

Sounds like somebody doesn't like the idea of white people moving in, people who might agitate against crime and drugs in the neighborhood.

4 posted on 03/03/2011 5:59:00 PM PST by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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the Feb. 22 arson of a townhouse under construction and the subsequent letter that claims “anti-gentrification militants” are behind the attack.

eco-anarchist. Just one more gang of thugs spawned by radicalism.

5 posted on 03/03/2011 6:01:34 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: PapaBear3625

That sounds quite likely to me.

I’d love a look at the actual letter. It would be interesting to look for telltale signs in the grammer / slang / language used.

6 posted on 03/03/2011 6:03:56 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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