Evening News Roundup – January 30th, 2013


Activist Marc Steir has launched the beginning of a campaign to Save Philly Newspapers, reports City Paper. The first prong seems to be an online petition. Steir says the campaign is independent of the Newspaper Guild, although he did consult with the union before launching.


Hidden City Philadelphia has an interesting look at Investing in the Gentrification of Kensington.


Comcast is now billing for digital adapters, reports Philly.com. The company is charging $1.99 per digital television adapter.


Actor and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte urged Black community leaders to speak out on the issue of gun violence, and participate in the ongoing debate, according to Philadelphia Tribune.

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