Good morning, Feeders, and happy 11-11-11!
Today is a day to do something, and that’s exactly what we’re covering.
Tom MacDonald will have a Veterans Day story for us before heading to the Wells Fargo center where boxing great Joe Frazier will be publicly memorialized. Kim Paynter will be there, too, to get some visuals.
Occupy Philly’s General Assembly could vote today on whether to move or expand from Dilworth Plaza to outside the Municipal Services Building. Lizz Fiedler will look more into that, and also at the march this weekend from Occupy NYC to Occupy DC. We’ll see what’s being done locally to prepare.
What do smoking quit rates look like? Not great, according to numbers from the CDC. Taunya English will have details for us on who’s quitting, when and why.
The bids of the USS Olympia are down to four, and just one is Philly based. Jen Howard will find out what the potential future is for the Spanish-American War cruiser that currently calls Philly home.
How did Al Schmidt with the election to become City Commissioner? Planning, hard work and key endorsements, as NewsWorks neighborhood editor Brian Hickey explains in his piece about the East Falls resident who won Tuesday’s election.
We’ve got those stories and more today, plus some video game-inspired tunes.