1. Occupy Wall Street

    Vigils Held for Injured Iraq Vet

    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 11:  Wall Street protesters rest in Zuccotti Park where hundreds of other activists are living on October 11, 2011 in New York City. Hundreds of activists affiliated with the 'Occupy Wall Street' demonstrations have been living in the park in the Financial District near Wall Street. The activists have been gradually converging on the financial district over the past three weeks to rally against the influence of corporate money in politics among a host of other issues. The protests have begun to attract the attention of major unions and religious groups as the movement continues to grow in influence.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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    Thursday, protesters across the nation held vigils for the Iraq War veteran who allegedy fractured his skull at the Occupy Oakland protest. Scott Olsen reportedly woke up in the hospital after being hit in the head with a projectile. Meanwhile, since Sept. 24, the 99 percent movement has surpassed the Tea Party in search traffic, according to Google. The search engine also compared both movements’ peak traffic periods, and Occupy Wall Street won. Though this might be good news for the protesters, managing the movement is costing a lot for the cities being occupied. In New York City, police have racked up $3.4 million in overtime work costs alone.

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