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Forum Post: Portland’s mayor ordered Occupy Portland pull tent city by midnight 11-12-2011

Posted 9 years ago on Nov. 11, 2011, 12:04 a.m. EST by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA
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Portland’s mayor on Thursday ordered Occupy Portland to take down its tent city on two adjacent downtown parks by midnight Saturday, saying conditions at the camp have become dangerous, unhealthy and a refuge for criminals.

Mayor Sam Adams said Occupy Portland “has had considerable time to share its movement’s messages with the public, but has lost control of the camps it created.”

A 29-year-old man at the Occupy Portland encampment was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of throwing an improvised incendiary device at a downtown office building, the latest in a series of incidents that has shaken the confidence of many of the movement’s supporters in city government.

Occupy Portland holds meeting after eviction notice (Photos)




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