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Philadelphia Mayor Wants Tax on Sugary Drinks to Fund Universal Pre-K

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's mayor wants to tax sugary drinks to help fund his universal pre-K plan, among other initiatives.

Jim Kenney speaks during his inauguration as the city's 99th mayor Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia. The 57-year-old Kenney succeeds Michael Nutter, who leaves office after two terms. Kenney served on city council for more than two decades before he was elected in November. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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