Morning News Roundup – February 13, 2013

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Philly.com reports on a former Philadelphia Police sergeant who cops say sold marijuana from his home. Raymond Goldenberg, 60, was arrested when he allegedly supplied a Craigslist drug dealer with pot which the dealer then sold to an undercover officer, police say.

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According to Bloomberg News, prospective Philadelphia casino developers have Atlantic City’s gambling industry in their sites. 

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30 Villanova students were hurt yesterday, suffering adverse reactions after an experiment they were conducting in a chemistry class went awry, NBC reports. Most of the injured experienced trouble breathing and  nose bleeds, and a few others suffered more severe symptoms. The class’ professor was among those taken to the hospital.

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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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