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Professor Brings Sensibility to Curbing Murder Rates
Apr 2013 | Kevin Hampton

UChicago Professor Pollak suggests Chicago and the United States have similar violent crime rates as most Western European countries, but crime is more often deadly here because of the prevalence of guns.

Removing 23-Year Ban on Liquor is Sobering Challenge
Apr 2013 | Kevin Hampton

Two-thirds (2/3) of registered voters in the community must approve the lenience in liquor sales that would support the new restaurants and entertainment arriving in Hyde Park.