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Anti-Wall Street Protest Movement Spreading


A woman who identified herself only as Jenna, and said she worked at an architecture firm in Boston's financial district, stops on her way to work to join demonstrators with Occupy Boston on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011.

A woman who identified herself only as Jenna, and said she worked at an architecture firm in Boston's financial district, stops on her way to work to join demonstrators with Occupy Boston on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011.

What began in New York City more than two weeks ago has spawned similar demonstrations in several major US citiesA protest movement is growing in the United States, decrying corporate greed, social inequality and the poor state of the economy.

What began in New York City more than two weeks ago and labeled "Occupy Wall Street" has spawned similar demonstrations in several major U.S. cities, including Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles and across the Midwest.

On Saturday, more than 700 demonstrators were arrested when they blocked traffic for several hours on the Brooklyn Bridge in New YorkCity. The arrests have galvanized the protest movement, which is said to be growing strength daily.

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