Jerusha Hodge is among the handful of CeaseFire outreach workers who work to curtail violence in three South Side Chicago neighborhoods. Hodge says shootings are down in the areas where CeaseFire has a presence. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Treat Gun Violence Like A Public Health Crisis, One Program Says

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Scientific Conference Planners Concerned About Immigration Policy

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Southern Poverty Law Center Records Rise In U.S. Hate Groups

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Trump Supporters Cheer Quick Starts On Campaign Promises In His First Weeks

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There was a huge jump last year in the number of murders in Chicago. As young people are affected by the gun violence, community leaders look for answers. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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In Bid To Curb Violence, Chicago Gets Some Ideas From Teens Behind Bars

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DOJ Report On Chicago Police Finds 'Pattern Of Excessive Force'

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Before Farewell Speech, Chicagoans Reflect On President Obama's Legacy

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Researchers Link Gun Violence To Public Health In Chicago Study

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In 2016, Violence Pervaded Policing On Both Ends Of The Gun

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From Immigration To Infrastructure, Big-City Mayors Draw Up Wish List For Trump

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Demonstrations Continue At The Dakota Access Pipeline

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Army Corps Of Engineers Wants Further Study Of Dakota Access Pipeline

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