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Arrest Total Climbs To 11 Following Occupy DC Raids

The arrest total of Occupy DC protesters continued to climb following Saturday’s pre-dawn raid at McPherson Square.


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U.S. Park Police Raid Occupy DC Site, Enforce No Camping Rule

Dozens of U.S. Park Police officers in riot gear and on horseback converged before dawn Saturday on one of the nation’s last remaining Occupy sites, with police clearing away tents they said were banned under park rules.


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Occupy DC: Eleanor Holmes Norton Applauds Largely Non-Violent Raid

Eleanor Holmes Norton says the National Park Service and Occupy DC protesters appear to be avoiding violence as U.S. Park Police enforce camping regulations at a downtown Washington park.


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Officer Hit With Brick As Police Clear Occupy DC Protesters

U.S. Park Police say an officer has been struck with a brick in the face as officers in riot gear and on horseback cleared protesters from one of the last remaining Occupy sites.


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Judge: Occupy DC Protesters Must Get Notice Before McPherson Square Eviction

A judge in Washington says the federal government must notify Occupy DC protesters if it intends to close McPherson Square to protesters.


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Protesters Ready, But All Quiet On Occupy Front So Far

U.S. Park Police began quietly enforcing a no-camping rule where Occupy protesters have been demonstrating. But despite heightened tensions, there were no arrests reported by the afternoon and no forced evictions.


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Occupy Campers In D.C. Ordered To Leave

The time has finally come for Occupy protestors to relocate in D.C. With House legislation backing them, Police will begin arresting all Protestors ‘camping’ at McPherson Square & Freedom Plaza at noon today.


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Police Use Stun Gun On Occupy DC Protester

U.S. Park Police say an officer used an electronic stun gun on an Occupy DC participant who was tearing down fliers warning protesters about the ban on camping in McPherson Square.


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Norton Urges Civility From Occupy DC Protesters

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton is asking Occupy DC protesters to show “respect and civility” to U.S. Park Police when they begin enforcing camping regulations on Monday.


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Occupy Enforcement Begins Monday, Campers Risk Arrest

U.S. Park Police are warning Occupy DC protesters they will begin enforcing a camping ban on Monday. Protesters who sleep in the camps risk arrest.