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- ‘US Airways accounts for about two-thirds of Philly's travelers each year.’
- ‘If you live in Philly, one of America's great papers is on the stands now: The Independent.’
- ‘We didn't come from Philly, but we did come from the burbs.’
- ‘"You're not in Philly anymore, you're in Detroit."’
- ‘Philly has lots of good restaurants, and a tasty meal at Lula after the show was exactly what I needed.’
- ‘I knew about them coming to Philly about two months before it was announced.’
- ‘My point isn't that Philly is an awful place.’
- ‘We have to do that in Boston and New York and Philly.’
- ‘Is Providence becoming a great restaurant town like Philly is becoming a great restaurant city?’
- ‘If he does, look out, Atlanta and Philly.’
- ‘There was another small family (father with a young son and daughter) also on the platform headed for Philly.’
- ‘Nigel Richards is the man behind the 611 Records dance-music empire, and one of Philly's best DJ exports.’
- ‘Slot machines are coming to Philly.’
- ‘Who was your favorite player as a kid growing up in Philly?’
- ‘He tells one story of raw sewage from Philly being dumped in the Bahamas.’
- ‘The race in Philly almost always unfolds in the same manner.’
- ‘They often choose places close to commercial thoroughfares like Broad Street in North Philly or West Philly's vibrant, chaotic Fifty-Second Street.’
- ‘The schedules called for four nights in Philly at the Republican Convention, or a four-game set in Bridgeport against the Bluefish.’
- ‘We drove down to Philly to be part of their 215 Literary festival.’
- ‘He is campaigning for Barack Obama this afternoon in Philly.’
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