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Tea party group gathers in Statesboro

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) -

Around the region and around the nation Monday, groups gathered to protest what they call big government and big spending.

In Statesboro, members of the Bulloch County Tea Party met at the Courthouse Square.

The featured speaker was former Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Carol Porter.

Nationally, tea party groups use the due date of federal income taxes to protest what they consider excessive taxes.

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