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Despite setback, Occupy Madison hopeful about raising money to buy a facility


Occupy Madison is doing whatever it can to help create housing opportunities for the homeless, and that includes selling pie. Occupy activists and members of the community came together Tuesday at the Fountain on State Street for "Occu-Pie," a fundraiser for the group that is focused on serving the needs of the homeless by creating a permanent facility called OM House.

The group received some bad news Monday, finding out that a housing opportunity it had been working towards on Fordem Avenue was purchased by another group, but members are staying optimistic.

"We've been working hard and ...