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FIFE, Wash. — Several homeless people have moved into 16 motel rooms in Fife and are no longer paying for the accommodations, prompting the motel manager to seek assistance from city officials in order to force the group out of the building. KVI's John Carlson interviews the owner of the Travelodge Motel on Pacific Highway South about this activism stunt. (photo: KOMO News)

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Tacoma homeless activists are squatting in a Fife motel room, GUEST: Shawn Randhawa, owner of the Travelodge Motel in Fife on Pacific Highway South, says this protest all started on Christmas Eve day, the group of 40 people involves about 25 activists and 15 actual homeless people, Randhawa says he's being held hostage by this group, according to Randhawa the Fife mayor is completely absent during this crisis, the former Beatle band member who just hit #1 on the sales chart for the first time in 31 years.

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