An audio tour of Independence Mall and the economic effects of a shortened Sixers season

    Good morning, Feeders!

    Later, join Peter Crimmins as he gets an audio tour of Independence Mall from a blind historical re-enactor.

    First, Lizz Fiedler will share stories with us from Occupy Philly, where she’s headed this morning to hear directly from occupiers about why they’re there.

    Tom MacDonald will have some figures for us on how the shortened Sixers season — as a result of ongoing BA labor negotiations — will affect the local economy.

    The U.S. House will consider today whether federal health plans will fund abortion costs. Carolyn Beeler will have details on that and the Pennsylvania’s House’s take on abortion clinic regulations.

    We’ll have those stories, plus coverage from Mary Wilson on Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett’s education plan.

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