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Philadelphia: Largest city in Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, colloquially Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2019 estimated population of 1,584,064. Since 1854, the city has had the same geographic boundaries as 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 center of the greater Delaware Valley along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill rivers within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware Valley's population of 7.2 million makes it the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States.

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Philadelphia officials imposed a citywide after-dark curfew on Wednesday, seeking to avert a third night of violence amid protests over the fatal police shooting of a Black man wielding a knife and..

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NYC Mayor says protest 'offenses must be prosecuted' [Video]

NYC Mayor says protest 'offenses must be prosecuted'

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio commented on unrest in Brooklyn following the police killing of a Black man in Philadelphia, saying "no violence is acceptable."

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In Philadelphia unrest, a family appeals for calm [Video]

In Philadelphia unrest, a family appeals for calm

The father of Walter Wallace, a Philadelphia Black man shot dead by police, is appealing for calm as a second night of protests over his son's death brought renewed violence. Matthew Larotonda reports.

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Large protests after Philadelphia police shooting [Video]

Large protests after Philadelphia police shooting

Protesters confronted police in a night of unrest in Philadelphia, after thefatal shooting of a black man by officers was caught on video.

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'Stop this violence:' father of Walter Wallace Jr. speaks [Video]

'Stop this violence:' father of Walter Wallace Jr. speaks

Walter Wallace Jr.'s father urged protesters Tuesday night to stop violence and chaos in Philadelphia.

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