Obama intervenes in Philadelphia rail strike

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Unaware of the work stoppage Roy Pearson waits for a SEPTA commuter train at the East Falls commuter rail station in Philadelphia on Saturday June 14, 2014. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett asked President Barack Obama on Saturday to intervene the dispute between the Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and its engineers and electricians unions, which went on strike at midnight Friday, June 13. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)

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Commuter rail service in the Philadelphia area was restored early Sunday, just hours after workers returned to their jobs following a brief strike that was ended when President Barack Obama intervened, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority officials said. (AP)

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