Posted by | November 15, 2011 08:00 | Filed under: Top Stories

Dozens of protesters were arrested and hundreds ousted by police in an effort to clear Zuccotti Park where the Occupy Wall Street movement began.

Early Tuesday, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg issued a statement explaining the reasoning behind the action. He spoke about the need to balance the right of free speech with public safety and health concerns…

Mr. Bloomberg stressed that the protesters would still be able to use the park, as long as they complied with the rules, that ban things such as tents and sleeping bags.

“Protestors have had two months to occupy the park with tents and sleeping bags,” he said. “Now they will have to occupy the space with the power of their arguments.”

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