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With Construction Project Looming, What’s Next For ‘Occupy Philly’?

Those involved with the Occupy Philly movement are still camping out in front of City Hall. But with a construction project scheduled for Dilworth Plaza, what will happen to the protesters?

11/15/2011

(Credit: Jim Melwert)

Police Probing Discovery Of Human Feces, Graffiti Near ‘Occupy Philly’ Tent City

Police are investigating the discovery of graffiti and human feces that was found near the “Occupy Philadelphia” protests.

11/15/2011

(Members of "Occupy Philadelphia" hold a press conference on Monday outside City Hall.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

‘Occupy Philly’ Group Disputes Nutter’s ”Changed” Characterization

Leaders of the “Occupy Philadelphia” protest are accusing Mayor Nutter of trying to discredit and divide the group.

11/14/2011

The tunnel underneath Dilworth Hall, near the Occupy Philly camp, is full of litter. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Commuters Fed Up With Occupy Philly

Commuters, who have to walk past the Occupy tents every day, say they’re tired of the camp. Some say they’re concerned about safety, others say they don’t like the smell.

11/14/2011

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Mayor Nutter: City Reevaluating Relationship With Occupy Philly

Striking a different tone than he’s used in the past when discussing the Occupy movement, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter says the Occupy Philadelphia campers are in violation of the terms of their city-issued permit.

11/13/2011

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Occupy Philadelphia Gets Words Of Encouragement From Reverend Jesse Jackson

Some members of Occupy Philadelphia felt validated by a visit from Reverend Jesse Jackson Sunday at Dilworth Plaza. The civil rights leader says they are doing the right thing in standing up for what they believe is wrong with our country.

11/13/2011

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Philadelphia Police Investigating Reported Sexual Assault On Dilworth Plaza

Philadelphia Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault of a 25-year-old woman at the Occupy camp in Center City.

11/12/2011

(The "Occupy Philadelphia" tent city at Dilworth Plaza, near 15th and Market Streets, last month.  Credit:  Oren Liebermann)

Occupy Philadelphia Will Stay Put Despite Work On Dilworth Plaza

Occupy Philadelphia held a general assembly Friday night to vote on whether to move across the street from City Hall– at the city’s insistence — or stay put.

11/12/2011

The tents will have to go before work can begin on a $50-million facelift at Dilworth Plaza. (credit: KYW's Mike Dunn)

City Officials Say Construction Can’t Start Until Dilworth Plaza Is Unoccupied

The city is still to hoping to cordon off Dilworth Plaza later this month for a $50-million makeover, but standing in the way quite literally are a couple of hundred Occupy Philly protesters and their tents.

11/11/2011

Dilworth Plaza outside City Hall has been transformed into a campsite during the Occupy Philadelphia movement. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Occupy Philly Runs Into Trouble As They Move Their Camp

A structure called a heating station was built on the Municipal Services Building plaza between Saturday night and Sunday morning. But it’s been removed.

11/07/2011

(The "Occupy Philadelphia" tent city at Dilworth Plaza, near 15th and Market Streets, last month.  Credit:  Oren Liebermann)

Nutter In Talks With ‘Occupy Philly’ For Cooperative Relocation

The Nutter administration is continuing negotiations with the “Occupy Philadelphia” protesters encamped near City Hall, trying to convince them to move before a renovation of Dilworth Plaza begins.

11/01/2011

(Credit: Cherri Gregg, KYW Newsradio)

‘Occupy’ May Hold National Assembly In Philadelphia

“Occupy Wall Street,” “Occupy Philadelphia” and the other “Occupy” protests around the nation are now considering staging a national convention next summer, and they’re proposing meeting in Philadelphia.

10/19/2011

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It Is Day Ten Of Occupy Philadelphia

It’s another day of Occupy Philadelphia at City Hall and there are a variety of tents across Dilworth Plaza.

10/15/2011

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Occupy Philadelphia: Day Five

It’s day five of the protests and tents remain set up outside City Hall.

10/10/2011

(Protestors were in sleeping bags or tents Thursday night into Friday morning outside of city hall during 'Occupy Philadelphia.' Credit: Paul Kurtz)

‘Occupy Philadelphia’ Begins Day 2

Protesters with ‘Occupy Philadelphia’ woke up on Dilworth Plaza for Day 2 after spending their first night camped outside of city hall. They even received a visit from Mayor Nutter and Commissioner Ramsey.

10/07/2011

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