New York police evict anti-Wall Street protesters


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The plaza of Zuccotti Park.

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By Michelle Nichols – Wearing helmets and carrying shields and batons, hundreds of police dismantled the sea of tents, tarps and protests signs at Zuccotti Park, arresting 147 people, including about a dozen who had chained themselves to each other and to trees.

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the park owners, commercial real estate corporation Brookfield Office Properties, had decided that the protesters had become a health and fire safety hazard to themselves and the local community. more> http://tinyurl.com/bwuhek4

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