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11 Occupy Protesters Arrested At U Of M Rally

Eleven protesters connected with the Occupy Wall Street movement have been arrested on the 10th Avenue Bridge for creating a public nuisance or obstructing traffic.

11/17/2011

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No Crackdown For Now On Minneapolis Occupy Protest

Minneapolis area authorities who declined to remove anti-Wall Street protesters from a government plaza when a ban on sleeping there overnight went into effect declined to say Tuesday when or if they will begin enforcing the new law.

11/15/2011

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New Rules For Occupy Protesters In Minnesota

There are some new rules coming for the protesters who have been occupying a downtown Minneapolis government plaza for more than a month.

11/13/2011

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Occupy Minnesota Moves To Mpls. Backyard

For over a month now, Occupy Wall Street protesters have been camping out in front of the Hennepin County Government Center. But on Sunday, their protests moved — into a backyard.

11/13/2011

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Hennepin Co. Board OKs Occupy Rules For Plaza

The Hennepin County Board has approved new restrictions on protesters who have been occupying a downtown Minneapolis government plaza for more than a month.

11/08/2011

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OccupyMN’s Longhouse Construction Plan Falls Flat

Occupy Minnesota protesters moved around Minneapolis Sunday looking for a place to build a longhouse to hold their winter meetings. But at each location, authorities told them to stop construction.

11/06/2011

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OccupyMN To Hennepin Co.: ‘We Aren’t Going Anywhere’

Occupy Minnesota protesters say Hennepin County is trying to force them out of Government Plaza in downtown Minneapolis.

11/04/2011

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ACLU-MN Asks Hennepin Co. To Rescind Occupy Rules

The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota is asking Hennepin County to rescind new restrictions on OccupyMN protesters.

11/03/2011

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New Restrictions For OccupyMN Protesters

Protesters who have occupied a government plaza in Minneapolis for nearly a month in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement will soon face new restrictions.

11/02/2011

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Labor Unions Stand With OccupyMN Protesters

Labor unions joined the front lines Saturday in what Occupy Minnesota has termed “the fight against corporate greed.”

10/29/2011

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Hennepin Co. Sheriff Costs From Protest Top $200K

The Hennepin County sheriff’s office says its costs of patrolling a downtown Minneapolis protest have topped $200,000 in just over two weeks.

10/24/2011

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Several Arrests Made In OccupyMN Protest In Mpls.

Minneapolis Police Sgt. William Palmer says the group set up two tents in the intersection about 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Police asked them to move three times and when they didn’t, officers arrested them shortly before 2 p.m.

10/20/2011

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Occupy Protests Costing Minneapolis PD Thousands

It’s been about two weeks since the “Occupy Minnesota” protests started, and the costs are starting to add up for the Minneapolis Police Department to help keep them safe and peaceful.

10/18/2011

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DeBlog: Covering OccupyMN

We’ve been covering the OccupyMN “occupation” for 10 days now. But viewers are starting to question: What’s the point?

10/17/2011

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Occupy MN Protesters Cleaning Up But Not Leaving

Occupy Minnesota says they are all about transparency, non-violence and being a good neighbor, that’s why they tackled the issue of trash first hand.

10/16/2011

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Officers Remove Tents Set Up By Occupy Minnesota

Law enforcement officers early Sunday removed about a dozen tents set up by Occupy Minnesota.

10/16/2011

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OccupyMN Protesters Defy Tent Ban

Hundreds of protesters demonstrating with Occupy Minnesota set up tents Friday afternoon in defiance of Hennepin County’s ban on tents in the Hennepin County Government Center plaza, where protesters have demonstrated since Oct. 7.

10/15/2011

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Minn. Sheriff Firm On No Tents For Anti-Wall Street Protesters

Sheriff Rich Stanek has met early each morning with anti-Wall Street demonstrators occupying a government plaza in Minneapolis as part of a policy of engagement that has helped head off major disruptions as the protest enters its second week.

10/14/2011

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Day 2: OccupyMN Continues In Mpls

More crowds gathered at Occupy Minnesota Saturday as protesters marched down Nicollet Mall and remained vocal against corporate greed.

10/08/2011

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Esme’s Blog: Class Warfare

As the Occupy Wall Street protest spreads to Minnesota and other states, the debate over the protests intensifies.

10/08/2011

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Occupiers: We Plan To Stay As Long As It Takes

Weeks after protests started on Wall Street, the movement to take a stand against corporate greed has now moved into Minnesota.

10/07/2011

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Wall Street Protesters Converge In Minneapolis

A festive mood prevailed as hundreds of protesters gathered at the Hennepin County Government Center plaza on a warm fall Friday in solidarity with the nationwide demonstrations against Wall Street.

10/07/2011

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Minneapolis Prepared For ‘Occupy Minnesota’ Protests

The protest against the country’s financial industry, known as “Occupy Wall Street,” has grown to occupy cities from coast to coast and it’ll now be moving into Minnesota.

10/06/2011

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Obama Gets Tough On Wall Street, GOP Candidates

President Barack Obama once again called on Congress to pass his $447 billion jobs package without delay. He also had some tough words for Republican presidential candidates who he says want to ‘roll back’ the Wall Street reforms, which include Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.

10/06/2011

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