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Philadelphia Building Collapse: 6 Dead, 14 Injured

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Six people were killed and 14 injured an after a Salvation Army thrift store building collapsed in central Philadelphia yesterday. A neighboring building was in the process of being demolished, when one of its walls suddenly gave way, sending bricks, wood, concrete, and cinder blocks onto the Salvation Army store. Elizabeth Fiedler, WHYY reporter, explains.

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Q&A | How the City Decides to Raze Sandy-Damaged Homes

Monday, November 19, 2012

WNYC

The city says some of the homes most damaged by Sandy are going to have to be bulldozed, but there's a lot of confusion over whose home and where.

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