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AFL-CIO has joined them.
Cleanup has been postponed.
8:20 Police are moving in with barricades.
Livestream Denver- not sure why it is coming out of OccupyErie – which is in PA- it is not pretty there- police in riot gear
Brookfield reversed its decision to clear the park because it was intimidated by elected officials who are siding with the protestors, an angry Mayor Bloomberg said today.
“My understanding is Brookfield got lots of calls from many elected officials, threatening them and saying if you don’t stop this we’ll make your life more difficult,” the mayor said on his weekly radio show.“If those elected officials had spent half as much time trying to promote the city to get jobs to come here we would a lot more ways towards answering the concerns of the protestorsRead more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/protest_park_cleanup_could_still_NgRHA6mcsXUEsfhH7KKqOO#ixzz1alJpMGoK
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