Police over the weekend tore down protesters' shelters outside the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis. Demonstrators say the weather is changing and they have a right to shelter and safety. County officials say the center is surrounded with transportation routes that are essential to safety.
OccupyMN protesters say they'll defy police orders, set up tents
With the weather turning cooler, organizers say they're prepared to defy an agreement with authorities and set up shelters. City Pages says organizers are making a final plea and asking police to sanction tents.