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Occupy Group Seeks to Help Maine Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure


Maine continues to have one of the highest rates of home foreclosures in New England - about 4.3 percent, according to the Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection. It's a rate that has remained steady, and high, for the past two years. And while Maine homeowners have access to mediation, loan modification and other foreclosure prevention programs, some of them, for whatever reason, are not taking part - and they're getting evicted. As Susan Sharon reports, that's where a splinter group of the Occupy Movement is stepping in to help.

It happened to Tim Cason (left) of Bowdoinham in August. Cason says he...