Morning News Roundup – January 29, 2013


A driver is in the hospital after leading police on a high speed chase through southwest  Philadelphia, reports NBC Philly.


Mayor Michael Nutter has scheduled two public meetings to get feedback from voters on their experience with Philadelphia’s most recent election, about which there are widespread accounts of various improprieties. From myfoxphilly.


The Spirit has a review of Harry Kyriakodis’ new book on Northern Liberties, “Northern Liberties: The Story of a Philadelphia Riverward.”


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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