No. 3: Occupy Wall Street demonstrations take hold

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The latest political demonstration fad was born Sept. 17 in Zuccotti Park near New York City's Wall Street and became known as "Occupy Wall Street," a leaderless mass targeting the wealthist 1% of Americans. Some of the demonstrations involved protestors clashing with police.

The protests spanned more than 10 weeks throughout the U.S. and across the globe. In Florida, demonstrations were held in 15 cities: Daytona Beach, Orlando, St. Augustine, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Melbourne, Lakeland, Pensacola, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Ft. Myers, Tallahassee, Miami, West Palm Beach and Vero Beach.

 

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer, the award-winning 24/7 internet newspaper in Lake Mary serving Central Florida via HeadlineSurfer.com. Florida's first around-the-clock newspaper was launched April 7, 2008, in New Smyrna Beach, initially as NSBNews.net and VolusiaNews.net. Headline Surfer is a registered trademark of NSB News LLC. Frederick was the top winner in the 2012 Florida Press Club contest: 1st place for Blog Writing & 3rd place each for General News Writing, Public Safety Reporting & Best Online Presence (with social media). He's received 18 major journalism awards as a breaking news, investigative reporter & city editor for daily newspapers in Florida, Massachusetts, New York & Connecticut since the mid-1980s. 
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