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#PhillyFive What We're Reading: March 30, 2015

What we're reading this morning: Philly as America's cricket epicenter, SEPTA could run commuter trains like a subway, Pretzel Factory plans world domination.

Stories from around the web that we're reading this morning. Something for everyone.

Should SEPTA run its commuter rail system like a subway? What the transit agency can learn from Boston's transformation of a train line, plus Philly's own precedent of more frequent inner-city regional rail service, from Next City.

How Philly became the unlikely epicenter of American cricket. The Guardian traces the sport's surprisingly deep roots through the City of Brotherly Love.

"Anyone here could walk to the Comcast building and double their salary." Technically Philly takes a look at the 20 IT staffers who quietly maintain the School District's entire internet infrastructure.

Philly Pretzel Factory is cooking up a huge expansion, with plans to open 500 U.S. locations and enter the international market, the Philadelphia Business Journal reports.

City Council voted to overturn a law it passed just two years ago requiring nonprofits prove they're not for profit. Churches and small organizations "confused and angry" over the provision gave legislators an earful, according to CBS Philly.

– Alex Wigglesworth