For more than six months, the political party/sit-in Occupy Boise camped out on the lawn of the Old Ada County Courthouse, right next to the Idaho State Capitol. After surviving a legislative attempt to oust its vigil and a resulting Idaho Supreme Court decision, Occupiers were finally moved by court order in April. But why did the admittedly dwindling camp have to pack up? The state needed to take care of the lawn.
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