OAKLAND (CBS/AP) – Oakland has a new Occupy encampment.

The latest encampment sprang up in a vacant lot in west Oakland on Tuesday. It has more than a dozen tents.

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Police have cleared all the city’s previous encampments, including tents in front of City Hall. That site was cleared twice — on Oct. 25 and again on Nov. 14. Three other encampments, two in lots and the other at Snow Park near Lake Merritt, have also come down.

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Occupy protesters most recently forced the closure of much of the Port of Oakland. They blocked longshoremen from reporting to work for nearly 24 hours on Dec 12.

 

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