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Study: Jobs Prevent Violence In Chicago’s Most Impoverished Neighborhoods

With positive results from a summer jobs program for Chicago teens continuing to roll in, maybes it’s time for Mayor Emanuel to accompany the mountains of praise he has for Chicago’s youth programs with some more cash.

12/11/2014

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Study: Summer Jobs Programs Reduce Youth Violence

A study from the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania has found summer job and mentoring programs for disadvantaged youths in Chicago reduced violent crime arrests by nearly half over a 16-month period.

12/04/2014

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Member Of ’79 Final Four Team Killed By Wife After She Found Him Looking At Child Porn

A member of the University of Pennsylvania’s 1979 Final Four team was fatally stabbed by his wife, who told police she had caught him looking at child pornography, according to court documents.

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