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Philly Mayor Among Crowds Lining Up for iPhone

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Philly Mayor Among Crowds Lining Up for iPhone

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Philly Mayor Among Crowds Lining Up for iPhone

Philly Mayor Among Crowds Lining Up for iPhone

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Friday is a big day for technology fans, as the highly touted iPhone hits store shelves.

People stood in long lines outside Apple Stores across the country, and Philadelphia Mayor John Street was among them.

Using his BlackBerry and other implements, he performed his mayoral duties while waiting in line since Friday morning.

The iPhone is billed as a Web browser, an iPod and, oh yeah, a cell phone.