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BY CYNTHIA MAGNUS  | Twenty NYPD officers have been injured in Occupy Wall Street related incidents, with five officers being hospitalized, in separate incidents, since the protest started last month, according to a law enforcement official familiar with the situation. The injuries sustained by the five, all of whom have since been released from the […]

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BY JOHN BAYLES  | A rumor started spreading like wildfire through the estimated 4,000 people standing in Zuccotti Park around 6:25 a.m. Friday morning. But then one smartphone after another, confirmed the fact, via outlets such as twitter, facebook and CNN, there would be no cleaning, no “showdown,” no veiled attempt to evict the Occupy […]

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BY MARGARET S. CHIN  |  Last week, politicians from every level of government weighed in on the Occupy Wall Street Movement. From Mayor Michael Bloomberg, to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the movement, which began in New York on Sept. 17, captured the attention of mainstream America. Help from powerful backers, like the New York State […]

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The Occupy Wall Street movement, which officially began on September 17th in Zuccotti Park and that has since captured the eye of the country and the world, is picking up steam with each passing day. Whether one is dismissive of the protestors’ cause or in support of it, there is no denying the passion that […]

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BY CYNTHIA MAGNUS  | More visitors continued to flock to Zuccotti Park, and Community Board 1 continued to try to liaise with the protestors that are camping out there, as Occupy Wall Street entered its fourth week on Saturday. Over a thousand protesters gathered on Saturday, Oct. 8 at Washington Square Park to hold a […]

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BY CYNTHIA MAGNUS  |  “I think we established a dialogue,” said Pat Moore, chair of Community Board 1’s Quality of Life Committee, about an informal meeting held on October 3 with some members of the Occupy Wall Street group who are camped in Zuccotti Park. The purpose was to discuss ways in which relations between […]

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