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Obama says safety lies in opportunity

Paths to jobs seen reducing gun violence

Posted: February 16, 2013 at 5:24 a.m.

President Barack Obama speaks Friday about strengthening the economy for the middle class and gun violence at an appearance at Chicago’s Hyde Park Academy.

President Barack Obama on Friday linked job creation and economic opportunity to reducing gun violence, saying upward mobility creates alternatives to crime.

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