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11 Arrested as Cops Clear Occupy DC

Police enforce no-camping law at McPherson Square

(Newser) - A festive Occupy DC camp only days ago is now a barren mud field where cops are picking through the last remaining tents, the AP reports. Officers arrived at McPherson Square near the White House yesterday to enforce a no-camping law, DCist reports, and protesters complied as tents containing equipment... More »

Occupy DC Stays Put Despite 'Eviction'

Some obey rule to remove camping gear, others don't

(Newser) - Their eviction deadline came and went, but the Occupy camps in two Washington parks look pretty much unchanged today—indeed, in McPherson Square the atmosphere was downright festive early this morning, CNN reports. "We're just having a great party," one occupier said. "It's a lot... More »

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