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Philadelphia: Largest city in Pennsylvania, United States
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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Why Tuesday’s City Primary Could Mean the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax

The tax isn’t on the ballot, but the beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 to back City Council and mayoral candidates who want to strike it down.
NYTimes.com - Published

Joe Biden evokes rhetoric of Barack Obama in 2020 campaign kickoff rally

Former Vice President Joe Biden officially kicked off his presidential bid by evoking the messages of Barack Obama at a campaign rally in Philadelphia. CBS News 2020 Campaign Reporter Bo Erickson..
CBS News - Published

Videos for Philadelphia

Biden Asks Dems For Unity At Major Rally [Video]Biden Asks Dems For Unity At Major Rally

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned “anger” within his own Democratic Party and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Biden Chooses Pennsylvania For 2020 'Unity' Pitch [Video]Biden Chooses Pennsylvania For 2020 'Unity' Pitch

According to Politico, Joe Biden is placing all of his bets on Pennsylvania. Not only was he was born in Scranton, he's basing his campaign headquarters in Philadelphia. On Saturday, he capped a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Biden Holds 2020 Election Kick-Off Rally In Philadelphia [Video]Biden Holds 2020 Election Kick-Off Rally In Philadelphia

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will hold a presidential-style rally in Philadelphia, where he has set up his campaign headquarters. According to Reuters, the choice of Philadelphia reveals the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Family Family "appalled" at Kate Smith statue removal

Suzie Andron, the niece of local singing legend, Kate Smith and her husband Bob, say they are "appalled" at the removal of her late aunt's statue by the Philadelphia Flyers from outside their arena...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

US Mayors Aren't Blinking First On Trump's Migrant Threat [Video]US Mayors Aren't Blinking First On Trump's Migrant Threat

Business Insider reports Democratic mayors across the country are furious over President Donald Trump's threat-by-Tweet to release detained migrants into so-called sanctuary cities. Mayors of major..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

White House To Screen Anti-Abortion Film 'Gosnell' [Video]White House To Screen Anti-Abortion Film 'Gosnell'

Anti-abortion activists found a new way for President Donald Trump to support their cause. The White House will screen “Gosnell,” a film based on the true story of the Philadelphia abortion doctor..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Majority Of Democratic Voters Don't Think Biden Should Be Disqualified [Video]Majority Of Democratic Voters Don't Think Biden Should Be Disqualified

Business Insider reports Democratic primary voters don't seem to hold former Vice President Joe Biden in contempt after he was accused by multiple women of inappropriately touching them and invading..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Bryce Harper Gets Booed in His Return to Washington, D.C. [Video]Bryce Harper Gets Booed in His Return to Washington, D.C.

The Phillies' Bryce Harper made his much-anticipated return to Washington, D.C. Tuesday after with signing with Philadelphia this past offseason.

Credit: Sports Illustrated     Duration: 00:49Published

Will Bryce Harper's Hot Start Last Throughout the Season? [Video]Will Bryce Harper's Hot Start Last Throughout the Season?

Philadelphia outfielder Bryce Harper has been one of baseball's best players after one week of the 2019 regular season. Can he keep up his stellar start? Baseball analyst Ron Darling weighs in.

Credit: Sports Illustrated     Duration: 00:53Published

Bryce Harper Booed And Cheered In D.C. Return [Video]Bryce Harper Booed And Cheered In D.C. Return

Click here to view original GIF If there were any questions about how Nationals fans would greet Bryce Harper in his return to Washington, they were answered well before first pitch. A tribute..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Pennsylvania Jury Orders Death For Rapist, Killer Of 14-Year-Old Girl [Video]Pennsylvania Jury Orders Death For Rapist, Killer Of 14-Year-Old Girl

A jury in suburban Philadelphia has ordered that Jacob Sullivan face death by lethal injection, Reuters reports. Sullivan was sentenced for the rape, murder, and dismemberment of a 14-year-old girl who..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

What Swear Word Did Eli Manning Have To Look Up? [Video]What Swear Word Did Eli Manning Have To Look Up?

Giants QB Eli Manning declared Odell Beckham Jr. to be the most talented player he’s ever played with. This is not “news,” as such, because: no duh. It also wasn’t the most interesting thing..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:02Published

Mumps Outbreak Sickens Over 105 People At Temple University [Video]Mumps Outbreak Sickens Over 105 People At Temple University

Philadelphia’s Temple University is urging its students and faculty to get mumps vaccinations amid an outbreak that has likely sickened more than 100 people over two months. As of Tuesday, the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Mike Trout gets emotional at event to celebrate his record $430 million deal with the Angels [Video]Mike Trout gets emotional at event to celebrate his record $430 million deal with the Angels

Mike Trout gets emotional speaking at event to celebrate his record 12-year, $430 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:43Published

 

Joe Biden kicks off 2020 campaign with rally in Philadelphia

Former Vice President Joe Biden officially kicked off his 2020 presidential bid at a rally in Philadelphia. John Micek of the Pennsylvania Capital-Star joined CBSN to discuss how Biden is appealing to..
CBS News - Published

Biden at first major rally: Trump is 'divider-in-chief' who leads with 'hard heart'

Former Vice President Joe Biden held a campaign rally in Philadelphia on Saturday. Many of his comments focused on defeating President Donald Trump.
USATODAY.com - Published

Joe Biden kicks off campaign at Philadelphia rally — live stream

Biden is considered a frontrunner in the crowded Democratic race
CBS News - Published

Philadelphia soda sales plunge after taxing sugary drinks

Sales of soda and other sweetened beverages plunged nearly 40% in Philadelphia after the city taxed the drinks in 2017. Beverage sales within the city's limits dropped 51%, but an increase in sales..
CBS News - Published

Diehard Fan: Actor Bruce Willis throws 1st pitch in Philly

Bruce Willis was moonlighting for the Philadelphia Phillies
USATODAY.com - Published

Philadelphia soda tax caused 'substantial decline' in soda sales, study finds

Soda sales plummeted in Philadelphia following the implementation of a tax on the carbonated drinks, according to a new study.
USATODAY.com - Published

'Play Gloria!' Blues celebration song has Philly bar origins

'Play Gloria!' The Blues' celebration song has its origin in South Philly bar
USATODAY.com - Published

LEADING OFF: Fiers follows no-hitter, Brewers in Philly

LEADING OFF: Fiers follows no-hitter, Brewers get another tough test in Philly, Astros roll into Detroit, Hicks comes off injured list for Yankees
USATODAY.com - Published

Monteiro breaks tie in 68th, Philadelphia beats Toronto 2-1

Jaimiro Monteiro broke a tie in the 68th minute and the Philadelphia Union beat Toronto FC 2-1
USATODAY.com - Published

5 injured in Philadelphia "ambush" shooting

Police said the teens were "lying in wait waiting for those guys"
CBS News - Published

Double trouble: Pair of Game 7s await to end Round 2

'Nothing matters but Game 7': Philadelphia-Toronto, Portland-Denver matchups set to end 2nd round
USATODAY.com - Published

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