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Philadelphia

Largest city in Pennsylvania, United States

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Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has been coterminous with Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware Valley's population of 7.2 million ranks it as the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States.

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A man climbed down the side of a 19-story building to escape a fire in Philadelphia. He made it to the ground safely, according to local media.
 
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A man scaled down the outside of a high rise building in Philadelphia to escape a fire.
 
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Thirteen Philadelphia police officers are expected to be fired for posting racist, homophobic and threatening comments online. The posts were published in a..
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Millions of Americans face scorching temperatures that could reach triple-digits across much of the country. Also, 13 Philadelphia police officers are expected..
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Examples included posts with the words “Death to Islam,” referring to blacks as “thugs,” and homophobic memes that referenced violence.
 
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A group of 13 Philadelphia police officers will be fired over racist or offensive Facebook posts. More than 50 other officers are being reprimanded or suspended...
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More than 50 other officers are also being reprimanded or suspended
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The Philadelphia bar that inspired the Blues' "Gloria" fad is seeking money from the items that were sold inside and outside of Enterprise Center.
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Hip hop artist Meek Mill is back in court Tuesday, trying to get his more than decade-old conviction on gun and drug charges thrown out. The rapper wants to make..
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LEADING OFF: Snell seeks Bronx rebound, Trout gets MRI on right calf, Cubs try to make Cincy a seller, Dodgers head to Philly after late night
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