It was Day Two Saturday of OccupyMN -- a protest that condemns Wall Street corporate power and lobbyists' influence over government. About 300 protesters filled the Hennepin County Government Center plaza by late afternoon.
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The demonstration is expected to be similar to the Occupy Wall Street protest in New York -- which calls for the end of corporate greed. Organizers of the protest say they're planning for a long-term occupation of Government Plaza in front of the Hennepin County Government Center.
Protest modeled after Wall Street demonstrations planned for Twin Cities
KSTP-TV reports a group of protesters calling themselves OccupyMN is planning to draw hundreds of people to Government Plaza in downtown Minneapolis on Friday.
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In a statement, Ellison said he’s been inspired by the growing movement. A Minnesota branch of the Occupy Wall Street movement plans to occupy Government Plaza in downtown Minneapolis on Friday.
More restrictions for Mpls. Occupy protesters
Hennepin County officials say due to winterizing at the Government Center plaza on Friday, OccupyMN protesters must consolidate their belongings or they will be confiscated, portable toilets will be limited to three, and overnight sleeping will be disallowed once temperatures drop below 25 degrees or a significant snowfall.
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Jesse Ventura mingles with protesters as hundreds turn out for demonstration
One of many protests across the world inspired by "Occupy Wall Street" began Friday in Minneapolis, with hundreds of demonstrators arriving downtown to occupy Government Plaza.
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