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City’s gun law has little firepower

Marty Zamora will be the first to tell you he’s a gun guy—he owns seven handguns and four rifles. He likes to shoot at a suburban range for sport, but he says that’s not the main reason he has them. “Everybody on my block has been robbed but me,” says …

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High levels of toxic lead found in air outside Chicago school

High levels of toxic lead found in air outside Chicago school Monitor readings of lead pollution prompt investigation by federal, state environmental regulators April 01, 2011|By Michael Hawthorne, Tribune reporter Alex Garcia, Chicago Tribune Residents in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood complained for years about metallic-tasting smoke rolling down their narrow streets …

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