MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Hundreds of demonstrators continue to stream in and out of the Hennepin County Government Center plaza as some make plans to stay overnight spreading their anti-Wall Street message.
The group held a rally at dinnertime Friday. Earlier, several hundred marched to the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank and back. No arrests were reported.
Organizers say it’s hard to know how many people will participate in what they’re hoping is a multi-day “occupation” in solidarity with nationwide Occupy Wall Street demonstrations seeking higher taxes on corporations and the wealthy. Police are letting them sleep on the plaza in sleeping bags but not allowing tents or campfires.
Organizers are hoping for a larger crowd Saturday. They say demonstrators will stay until they see signs of an impact on the larger political discussion.
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