Nick Halter

County Board cracks down on OccupyMN campout

The Hennepin County Board Tuesday delivered a blow to the OccupyMN protesters, ordering sheriff’s deputies to remove unattended personal items from Government Plaza, take down signs hung on public property and prohibiting sleeping on the plaza. 

The resolution, passed unanimously by the seven-member board, does not prohibit ongoing protesters from demonstrating on Government Plaza, but it will likely make it impossible for the roughly three-dozen of them to continue protesting around


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