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Occupy Austin plans to protest Obama motorcade

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Occupy Austin protestors have threatened to blockade President Obama's motorcade as it travels through downtown.

Around 1:00 PM the group tweeted from their @OAalerts Twitter account calling on protestors to gather at 8th and Brazos and in the 9700 block of Hwy 290 East.

Demonstrators were urged to bring #NoTarsands signs in order to protest the Keystone XL pipeline.

After visiting Manor New Tech High School Obama will travel downtown to visit the tech company Capital Factory located at the Omni Hotel building located at 8th and Brazos.

Afterwards he will travel to Applied Materials to give a televised speech at 4:00 PM.

He will depart sometime after 5:00 PM.

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