Evening News Roundup – January 22, 2013

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Philadelphia Police have reported a missing teenager. Yalexus Burgess, a 16 year old female was last seen at her residence on Saturday, January 19, 2013  at approximately 4:15 PM in the 1200 Block of Stewards Way. Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Yalexus to call Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3153 or call 911.

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FOX 29 reports that police have obtained new surveillance footage in the case of an abduction of a 5-year-old from an area elementary school last week.

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Mayor Michael Nutter is vowing to work to bring pro-cycling back to Philly by the year 2014. And the peasants rejoice. Lebanon Daily News

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About Kenneth Lipp

Kenneth is a writer and researcher. He’s from Alabama, and will not apologize for it. He moved to Pennsylvania in 2012, but has been in love with Philadelphia since a late-night stroll down Ben Franklin Parkway to the Art Museum in July of 2011 with the love of his life. He is interested in telling Philadelphia’s dynamic and absolutely unique stories with the zeal of a constantly enamored newcomer. Kenneth is also passionate about government transparency and protection of whistleblowers, most notably PFC Chelsea Manning. His research and reporting on law enforcement and surveillance have been featured in various publications, including Rolling Stone (Meet the Private Companies Helping Cops Spy on Protesters) and Popular Science (Boston Tested Crowd-Watching Software That Catalogues People's Skin Color). His training is in both genetics and history and he likes the joke about being a helicase and unzipping your “genes.” He’s driven to know, and thinks you can handle, the truth. Follow him on Twitter @kennethlipp.

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