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Protests continue during “Occupy Gainesville”

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Occupy Gainesville protests continue today, despite a number of arrests last night. WUFT-FM’s Bothaina Saleh says spirits remain high.

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Protesters continue to “occupy” the Bo Diddley Plaza in Downtown Gainesville, although permitting problems prevent them from staying overnight.  This is the third day of organized rallying.

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Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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