Honkala hosts a sleep-out, Rocky is wearing a sweater

    Happy Monday, Feeders! Let’s get right down to business. We’ve got elevated security at School District headquarters after a bomb threat, and the Rocky statue wearing a pink sweater. Today will be anything but boring.

    Cheri Honkala, Sheriff candidate and the head of the Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign is holding a sleep-out tonight to protest sheriff sales, which will resume tomorrow. WHYY’s Susan Philips will talk to participants in danger of losing their homes.

    Susan will also check in with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackso, who will be at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to talk about the proposed Mercury and Air Toxics Standard.

    On the education front, Lizz Fiedler will get the latest from the School District to see what safety precautions are being taken in light of the bomb threat. She’ll also be on hand for the 3:30 p.m. rally at Temple where the head of the American Federation of Teachers will join students in a budget protest.

    Have you seen Rocky’s sweater? Mr. Balboa is sporting a pink sweater prompting viewers to “see the art” since it’s pretty obvious some folks pop by the museum just to see Rocky and run up the steps. Peter Crimmins is reaching out the yarnbomber responsible for helping Rocky get in touch with his cultural side.

    Carolyn Beeler will talk to Penn researchers who helped discover a new link between four genes and Alzheimer’s.

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