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Philadelphia just became the first large city in the nation to ban cashless businesses in the city, in part to protect people like Dwight Tindal, a construction worker who doesn't have a bank or credit card. Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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Protecting The 'Unbanked' By Banning Cashless Businesses In Philadelphia

Nearly 13 percent of Philadelphia's population doesn't have a bank account — more than double the regional average. The city has just become the first big city in the U.S. to ban cashless businesses.

Philadelphia just became the first large city in the nation to ban cashless businesses in the city, in part to protect people like Dwight Tindal, a construction worker who doesn't have a bank or credit card. Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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Protecting The 'Unbanked' By Banning Cashless Businesses In Philadelphia

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Hal Blaine, 'Most Recorded Drummer In History,' Dies At 90

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