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Mayor Ed Gainey has made it clear that he doesn’t want police bringing teens into the criminal justice system for minor offenses. As the city looks for ways to address problems Downtown, one of the most promising to emerge is a plan to increase the number of violence interventionists working there.
This is the largest infusion of funds to repair its city steps in recent memory. But because there is an urgent need for repairs all across the city, it will only help a small fraction of the steps that need it.
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