May 22, 2024 - News

News Market: Early birthday bash

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Philadelphia is partying like it's 2026. The city kicks off the nation's 250th birthday celebration, (which is in 2026), with events like a new series of TED Talks focused on democracy's future. (FOX)

๐Ÿฅฆ A Philly teacher and 8-year-old student racked up over 19 million views on TikTok with a dance battle to the hit "Veggie Dance" song. (ABC)

๐Ÿ”Ž Officials are investigating whether hazardous materials were released from a crane fire that erupted near the Walt Whitman Bridge. (KYW)

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