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Time's almost up for Occupy protesters

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX)  No trespassing signs went up Thursday outside the old City Hall building in West Palm Beach.

The city wants Occupy West Palm Beach protesters to leave the area. They have been there since December.

A couple dozen remain. They city says they have made their point and it's time to move on.

"We hope the movement is professional back to us and agree to leave, now that we've withdrawn the permit. If they fail to do that, then we're going to have to look at other options," said West Palm Beach Police spokesman Allan Ortman.

Some protesters seem ready to be arrested. Officers don't want to use force but that could change depending on what the protesters do or don't do.

If the campers are still around Friday they can be arrested.

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