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Chicago Gang Rivals Band Together To Control Neighborhood Drug Trade

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At first glance, the intersection of Lexington and Pulaski doesn't look very prosperous.

Ugly, empty lots anchor two of the corners. There's a yellow-painted Dollar Store, ubiquitous in Chicago's low-income neighborhoods. There's a hair salon. And a storefront church where gospel music seeps outside, the only evidence of joy in the otherwise bleak landscape.

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