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The Neighborhood Files
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The U.S. Census Bureau says black turnout nationwide, by percentage, exceeded white turnout last year for the first time.
Also, a former police officer is sentenced for a standoff, and a new bike race course is announced in Philadelphia.
The ruling takes effect this fall for Philadelphia-area Catholic Youth Organization teams, the archdiocese announced Thursday.
Deadly industrial accident and man accused of robbing nine banks also made headlines.
Police & Fire
Sean Quinn, 46, died Monday morning of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Philadelphia's FDR Park, township police said.
Government, Local Connections
Municipalities, hospitals, school districts and some nonprofits can apply for aid.
Vice President Joe Biden was among those to speak about the 82-year-old former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania who died Sunday.
Vice President Joe Biden plans to attend the service. Specter, the former U.S. senator, died Sunday at 82.
The 64-year-old Lafayette Hill resident became ill Aug. 19.
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