• Protesters arrested after hanging banner outside BofA

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    Police arrested eight people in the Occupy Charlotte movement on Tuesday morning.

    SLIDESHOW: Occupy protests spread around globe

    Two of them climbed a flag pole outside Bank of America headquarters in uptown Charlotte and hung a banner that read "Not with our money."

    Six more were arrested: two while supporting the climbers, and four while blocking the main entrance to the bank's headquarters.

    On Monday night, the City Council decided not to stop protesters from camping on city property. The city manager and city lawyers already are going through the ordinances to see if council wants to tweak them before the Democratic National Convention.

    They plan to present any changes in January.

    Previous Stories: November 15, 2011: Council decides not to rush rules dealing with Occupy Charlotte November 14, 2011: ‘Occupy' movement spreads to UNC Charlotte campus November 7, 2011: Poll: NC evenly split on anti-Wall Street movement October 31, 2011: Occupy protest costing city $1,700 per day October 28, 2011: City leaders drafting new ordinance to restrict protesters' stays October 21, 2011: Former mayor wants Occupy protesters pushed out of uptown

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