What’s next for Occupy Philly and does pizza count as a vegetable?

    Good morning, Feeders!

    Does pizza count as a vegetable, and could it ever? Coming up next week, Carolyn Beeler will look at federal regulations for school lunches and what passes for healthy.

    But today, Tom MacDonald is keeping a watchful eye on Occupy Philly, which attempted to move to Thomas Paine Plaza overnight without a permit. What’s next for the city and the occupiers? We’ll hear more from Tom, and go in-depth this morning on Radio Times at 10.

    Peter Crimmins is checking in with students of BalletX. After composers and choreographers worked with Philadelphia middle schoolers, the students’ movements were incorporated into a show at the Wilma Theater. We’ll hear from the students about what it’s like to see your stuff on stage.

    The state attorney general’s office is stepping into the DUI case against Rep. Cherelle Parker, seeking a decision reversal and a recusal from the judge who turned out to be Facebook friends with the politician.

    We have those stories and more for you today, including a natural gas drilling feature you can hear more of on NewsWorks Tonight.

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