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Occupy Philly answers your questions at 11 a.m. today

What, you haven't had time to visit a General Assembly meeting of the Occupy Philadelphia crowd down at City Hall's Dilworth Plaza? Well here is your chance to ask the protesters questions about their movement anyway. Philly.com will be hosting a live chat at 11 a.m. today with three of the Occupy Philadelphia members

Occupy Philly answers your questions at 11 a.m. today

What, you haven't had time to visit a General Assembly meeting of the Occupy Philadelphia crowd and use the "human microphone" down at City Hall's Dilworth Plaza?  Well here is your chance to ask the protesters questions about their movement anyway.  Philly.com will be hosting a live chat at 11 a.m. today with three of the Occupy Philadelphia members.  You can access the chat here.

The chat's subject is the general strike Occupy Philadelphia has called for today to show support for fellow movement members in Oakland, Calif.  You can read more about that here.

But these chats rarely stick to one subject.  A big unanswered question for the local movement right now:  Will they relocate from Dilworth Plaza when long-planned construction starts on a $50 million project to renovate the area?

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Chris Brennan, a native Philadelphian and graduate of Temple University, joined the Daily News in 1999. He has written about SEPTA, the Philadelphia School District, the legalization of casino gambling, state government, the mayor, the governor, City Council and political campaigns. E-mail tips to brennac@phillynews.com
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Jenny DeHuff is a 2005 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she cut her teeth in journalism. A South Philly transplant from New England, she joined the Daily News City Hall Bureau in 2013. For the past several years, she has worked as an investigative reporter exposing corruption in suburban politics, covering sometimes ghastly criminal court cases and following the people’s money and how its spent. In addition to being a dogged news hound, she enjoys reading and writing about travel, animals, Irish whiskey and aviation. E-mail tips to dehuffj@phillynews.com
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