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Betting wrong on gentrification in Chicago

Feb 12, 2013
During the bubble, many snapped up properties in neighborhoods they thought were going to become more affluent. But instead of moving up, Chicago's Englewood neighborhood has been spiraling down.
Posted In: Chicago, Housing, gentrification, guns
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An economic breakdown of Chicago's Englewood neighborhood

Feb 11, 2013
This week, Marketplace's Sylvester Monroe reports from Englewood, a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side, which has one of the highest homicide rates in the city.
Posted In: Chicago, guns
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Background check: what it really takes to buy a gun

Feb 7, 2013
In most states, buyers fill out a federal form that the gun dealer keeps in his shop. In restrictive states, for some guns, buyers need to provide references.
Posted In: guns, background check
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The gun shop: A place to chat and shoot, as well as arm

Jan 25, 2013
Gun stores are busy since the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., revived concern about gun laws. Shops like Blue Ridge Arsenal in Virginia are sold out of some models, but are a gathering place for training and target shooting.
Posted In: guns, Virginia
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For now, no more daily gun deals on Groupon

Jan 22, 2013
A month after the school massacre in Connecticut, the daily deal site pulled all offers related to guns, including firing ranges and firearms training.
Posted In: guns, groupon
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Gun store owner sees 'a storm' of sales

Jan 17, 2013
For one gun shop owner, the president's announcement of a gun control package has boosted sales.
Posted In: guns
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Obama on gun safety: U.S. needs more data on guns

Jan 16, 2013
The president called for bans on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines, but also said the U.S. needs more background checks and more research on the causes of gun violence.
Posted In: guns, Barack Obama
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This week in personal finance

Jan 11, 2013
We're talking about some of this week's biggest news stories: consumer debt, the new mortgage rules, and gun control.
Posted In: guns, CFPB, debt, mortgage
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California teacher pension fund to sell gun investments

Jan 10, 2013
Can a divestment strategy have an impact on public policy?
Posted In: guns, pension funds, invest, divestment
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Invitation to a gun talk draws mixed reactions

Jan 9, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden invited all sorts of industries involved with guns to a summit meeting on gun violence. Does accepting the invite amount to accepting responsibility?
Posted In: guns, Walmart, Joe Biden

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