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All charges dropped against protesters
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville judge on Monday dismissed trespassing and other citations against 55 Occupy Nashville protesters and ordered their records expunged."We won again," protester Dorsey Malina said after a brief hearing.The ruling was the latest in a series of defeats for Gov. Bill Haslam's attempt to dislodge the group with a curfew on the grounds around the state Capitol.Afterward, Haslam signaled in an interview with The Associated Press that the fight to remove the protesters, or at least curtail their activities, was not over. He said new rules for the space are in the works, and his administration is developing them in cooperation with constitutional lawyers and people who use the space.Protesters had been camping at the Legislative Plaza for about three weeks when the curfew was announced Oct. 27.