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Imperial Women, Occupy Cleveland, Goddesses Group, Activists To Hold Vigil, Dec 6 , 7:00 am, As City Demolishes Serial Killer Anthony Sowell's Home

The home on Imperial Ave. in Cleveland, Oh. of Convicted Serial Murderer Anthony Sowell where the remains of 11 Black women were found beginning on Oct. 29, 2009. The structure is set to be demolished on Dec. 6, 2011 at 7:00 am and community activists will be there to bring more awareness to violence against women and for a prayer vigil. The Imperial Women Coalition: Fighting for justice for Black and other women, and on other community issues of public concern From the Metro Desk of The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-Representatives of the grassroots groups dubbed the Imperial Women, Goddesses Blessing Goddesses, Black on Black Crime, Stop Targeting Ohio's Poor, the Cleveland Chapter of the New Black Panther Party, the Oppressed People's Nation, the Greater Cleveland Immigrant Support Network, the Carl Stokes Brigade, ESOP, Occupy Cleveland, the Lucasville Uprising Freedom Ne

Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association President Steve Loomis Loses Union Election By 10 Votes To Jeffery Follmer

Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association President Steve Loomis From the Metro Desk of The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) (Kathy Coleman) and Cleveland Urban News.Com ( Steve Loomis, the outspoken president of Cleveland's Police Patrolmen's Association who regularly quarreled with Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and at one time gave the mayor a 'D plus' for leadership skills, was ousted this weekend in a close election. After a successful front line campaign with other union leaders against Issue 2, a state measure on the Nov. ballot that voters rejected that would have dismantled collective bargaining in Ohio for public sector unions, Loomis lost reelection Sat. to the union presidency by 10 votes to Jeffrey Follmer, a 21-year veteran on the force. Asked if his loss is a reflection on whether the union's rank and file support or reject the Jackson administration,