Court date for those arrested during Occupy Philly eviction, Prince Edward plants a tree at Girard College

    Good morning, Feeders!

    Tom MacDonald has a busy day ahead of him. He’s keeping an eye on Philly budget hearings, and will be at Girard College this afternoon where Prince Edward will visit and plant a tree.

    Lizz Fiedler is already in court where Occupy Philly members arrested during the encampment’s eviction await their fates.
    Carolyn Beeler will have details from Pa. Welfare Secretary Gary Alexander’s discussion of state cuts to some health care programs, and she’ll also have a story for us on an interesting new coffee table book.

    Peter Crimmins is putting together a story from his visit last week to some Bucks County bomb shelters, and he’s got another story coming up the Mayans, the possible end of the world and an exhibit at Penn. Check out his most recent story about Temple’s efforts to prevent bird deaths on campus.

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    Emma Jacobs has a story in the works about public school funding, and will attend today’s Philly Tech Week event for black entrepreneurs.

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