100 SHOT IN CHICAGO IN A WEEK: AMERICANS GIVING UP CITIZENSHIP

Posted on August 12, 2016

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Chicago Trib: “Nearly 100 people have been shot in Chicago in less than a week, pushing the number of shooting victims so far this year to more than 2,500 – about 800 more than this time last year, according to data kept by the Tribune.”

Between last Friday afternoon and early Thursday, at least 99 people were shot in the city, 24 of them fatally. At least nine people were killed on Monday alone, the deadliest day in Chicago in 13 years, according to Tribune data. Among the wounded that day was a 10-year-old boy shot in the back as he played on his front porch in Lawndale.”

Detroit, Baltimore, New York, Ferguson…, government is stepping in.

Fortune has a story today about more Americans giving up their citizenship at an alarming rate.

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Chicago Trib: Nearly 100 people shot in Chicago in less than a week
Fortune: Americans Are Still Giving Up Their Citizenship at Record Rates

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