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NYC Mayor Bloomberg, NYPD threaten to evict Occupy Wall Street Friday morning

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New York, NY – “We are determined to remain united and to stay,” states Tracy Molm, a participant in Occupy Wall Street. Molm is one of the 1000+ protesters in Zuccotti Park Thursday night, Oct. 13. City authorities say they will start ‘cleaning’ the park Friday morning.

A statement from the movement at Occupy Wall Street reads, “Mayor Bloomberg and the NYPD notified Occupy Wall Street participants about plans to ‘clean the park’ – the site of the Wall Street protests – tomorrow starting at 7:00 a.m. ‘Cleaning’ was used as a pretext to shut down ‘Bloombergville’ a few months back, and to shut down peaceful occupations elsewhere.

“Bloomberg says that the park will be open for public usage following the cleaning, but with a notable caveat: Occupy Wall Street participants must follow the ‘rules.’

“NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly has said that they will move in to clear us and we will not be allowed to take sleeping bags, tarps, personal items or gear back into the park.”

Molm urges everyone to join the occupation and express their solidarity.

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