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Editorial: Why is Chicago violent crime in decline?

Chicagoans tend to tolerate violent crime like a force of nature they can't tame. Calendar year accounting brings order to disparate events - the city had this many killings, that many inches of rain. But while this city can't control cloud-borne precipitation, it can reduce the flow of blood, and of tears. Time and again Chicagoans have proven that when they search for solutions, they

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