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4 January 2008

Christian Science Monitor

NEW YORK — Murders are down to a 40-year low in New York and Chicago. Yet homicide rates are on the rise in Baltimore and Detroit — and dramatically so in New Orleans. In that variance is a positive story about cities' successful attack on crime and gun violence, but also an alarm about rising gang-related and youth violence, particularly within the African-American community. Across the US, the incidence of intentional killing is still relatively low compared... (

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