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Right now today May Day.
And occupy activists are gathering for rallies and demonstrations from coast to coast those protests are aimed mainly at disrupting financial centers in cities like New York.
And San Francisco and already we are getting word of arrests.
Laura Ingle live in Manhattan's Bryant Park how many people showing up there Laura.
Hey Jane -- well certainly hundreds of people at this point all morning long they've been trickling in here -- it was raining earlier today about the weather is warming up when things aren't.
-- -- -- the -- in terms of the drum circle -- the chance.
I've only been hearing picketers from -- demonstrators and they're all here organizers say they hope this today's coordinated event not only here in New York City but as you mentioned all across America.
We'll help give sort of a spring resurgence TV Occupy Wall Street movement but the company is May Day protests and -- -- -- -- 99% of all the general strike there's times.
A -- -- an -- and all over New York City is saying no work no school no banking had no shopping.
Any different groups that have been coming together to promote -- today's unity march over 120 cities that we counted so darn much to promote their -- -- -- -- important jobs and equality so we've -- Occupy Wall Street protesters labor unions and immigrant groups and the neighbors coalition.
Right now people are saying that they hope that all of this will help workers come together but I'll mention that we impact -- Arrests to report of course you know that there have been 6200 -- in the nation whites who Occupy Wall Street -- -- -- -- here.
We did -- one -- rest here today near Bryant Park this morning.
As a man appeared you try to deliberately blocked trapping him NYPD in full force out here and have told us quote.
The NYPD accommodates.
-- protests and -- those who break the law some OWS elements have proposed unlawful activity.
But the labor umbrella group seeking a permanent -- march and rally as attracted thousands of -- full participants similar events over the past seven years.
And Jamie there was a lot of concern at least a lot of concern on line there was going to be problems at the bridges and tunnels here in New York that.
Organizers of today's event say that they have been no way encouraged protesters to go out and blocked entrances but of course there's a lot of different groups that are involved.
In this movement that we have seen some of that activity at least the calls for it.
-- -- but NYPD officers tell us that they have had no problems as of yet.
They've got the Bryant Park situation happening now this could be another organization.
And with that union square.
And then there's a march from union square to Wall Street so we're going to be all over the city today following him around.
We'll bring you the very latest estimates of the day that's -- -- -- -- York's finest have very busy day for the NYPD is wow thanks for --
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