Two SEPTA Silverliner V trains, the newest railcars in the SEPTA fleet, wait in a Philadelphia train station in 2014. All Silverliner V cars have been pulled from service for repairs to significant structural problems. Gregory Adams/Moment Editorial/Getty Images hide caption

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Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, which derailed May 13, 2015, in north Philadelphia. Eight people were killed and hundreds injured in the crash. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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The group's tour of Philadelphia's Italian Market includes a stop at Claudio's, a store that sells imported Italian fare. Brad Larrison for NewsWorks hide caption

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Barber Leroy Robinson Jr., one of the participants of the Sharp Insight project, has a shop on Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia. Bastiaan Slabbers/WHYY hide caption

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Turnout And A Trim: Bid To Boost Black Men's Voting Heads To The Barbershop

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Jeff Hebert, who is leading New Orleans' efforts to adapt to rising sea levels, stands at the site of the future Mirabeau Water Garden, a federally funded project designed to absorb water in residential Gentilly. Tegan Wendland/WWNO hide caption

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Adapting To A More Extreme Climate, Coastal Cities Get Creative

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Khadija Sabir of Lovie Lee's Stars of Tomorrow preschool in Philadelphia attends a soda tax rally with three of her charges. The proposed tax promises to pay for universal pre-K, parks and recreation centers. Emma Lee/WHYY hide caption

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Philly Wants To Tax Soda To Raise Money For Schools

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The 74-year-old daughter of the late Philadelphia crime boss Angelo Bruno still lives in the family home. There's "not a lot of encouragement" for people who want the property considered a piece of history. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Clarence Thomas Speaks: Supreme Court Justice Breaks 10-Year Silence

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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey, who led the fourth largest police department in the nation, recently announced he would be retiring from the post. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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Philadelphia's Retiring Top Cop: 'I've Never Pretended To Be Perfect'

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Democratic mayoral candidate Jim Kenney benefited from a super PAC that helped him win in the city's Democratic primary election. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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Coming To A Mayor's Race Near You: SuperPACs Moving Into Cities

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A production facility that created lead paint and other lead products once stood at Almond and Cumberland Streets, across Aramingo Avenue in Philadelphia. Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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Calls Continue For EPA To Clean Up Former Lead Production Site In Philly

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The SS United States ocean liner, seen here docked in Philadelphia in 2013, was built in 1952 for United States Lines in an attempt to capture the trans-Atlantic speed record. Landov hide caption

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Pilar Cedeno, of Hackensack, N.J., prays as Mass is celebrated by Pope Francis is broadcast to crowds on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway from inside the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, on Saturday in Philadelphia. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Tanya Brown-Dickerson (right), the mother of Brandon Tate-Brown, who was shot by Philadelphia police last December, listens to attorney Brian Mildenberg during a news conference on June 15 outside Philadelphia's City Hall. Brown-Dickerson is suing the city over the fatal shooting of her son. The police department did not initially name the officer who shot him, sparking protests. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Building Trust, Or Danger? Debate Over Naming Officers After Shootings

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Pep is featured in the Dec. 26, 1925 issue of the Boston Daily Globe. But Gov. Pinchot's wife, Cornelia, later set the tall tale straight in an interview with The New York Times. The Boston Evening Globe / Courtesy of Boston Public Library hide caption

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St. Laurentius, a polish Catholic church in Philadelphia's Fishtown neighborhood, was closed in March amid fears that it would collapse. Since then, the community has pushed back to save the historic building. Kim Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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In Philadelphia's Fishtown, A Fierce Debate Over The Fate Of A Polish Church

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A Philadelphia mural entitled You Go Girl by Jetsonorama and Ursula Rucker. This is just one of many murals that the city's Mural Arts Program helped to create. Steve Weinik/Courtesy of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program hide caption

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