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The nationwide “Occupy” movements seemed to have died down within the past few months. However, here in Pittsburgh, the movement is flaring up again. The Occupy Pittsburgh group, which has set up camp in the park next to BNY Mellon’s downtown offices, was issued a court-ordered eviction notice to leave the premises by Monday. Here are some quick facts about the court case and the local movement’s history:

$4,200: Occupy Pittsburgh's shared monetary funds, as of Jan. 11

113: approximate number of days the Occupy Pittsburgh protesters have been camped in the park

$100,000: approximate amount BNY Mellon would need to clean up the park

$10,000: bond that BNY Mellon filed with the court last Friday

Sources: occupypittsburgh.org and essentialpublicradio.org