Morning News Roundup – January 24, 2013


An IATSE Local 8 representative warns that the union’s strike against the Philadelphia Theater Company, as reported on last week by Dustin Slaughter, will spill over to target other businesses, according to  Philly Mag.


State Sen. Anthony Williams, D-Philadelphia, is sponsoring a bill that he and other lawmakers hope will correct what they consider widespread corruption in Pennsylvania’s judicial election process. reports


Philadelphia police have arrested a man they say stabbed another man at a SEPTA bus stop in August, reports NBC Philly.

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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