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Strike could mar Philly transit services

Updated: October 31, 2009, 10:09 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

PHILADELPHIA -- A union representing more than 5,000 transit workers agreed early Saturday to extend to 6 p.m. ET the deadline for a strike that could disrupt bus and subway services during the World Series games in Philadelphia.

The union had threatened to go on strike as early as 12:01 a.m. ET Saturday if talks with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority did not reach some accord.

But after that deadline came and went, Allison Cooper, vice president of Transport ...

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