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Headlines from Illinois
Milwaukee 13-year-old boy accidentally shot in the head (8/13/2006)
Chicago boy, 10, watches brother , 14, gunned down (7/11/2006)
Chicago 18-year-old boy shot three times by high schooler, 16 (6/6/2006)
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National SAFE KIDS Campaign
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Illinois Center for Violence Prevention
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Other Local Resources
Chicago - CeaseFire Chicago
firstname.lastname@example.org, 866-TO-CEASE (866-862-3273)
Chicago - Children's Memorial Hospital Positive Parenting Program
Contact: Loraz Lewis,
Chicago - National Safety Council Local Chapter
Chicago - The HELP Network
Johnsburg - Johnsburg Police Department
815-385-6024, 815-385-4490 (fax)
Spring Grove - Spring Grove Police Department
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Gun Lock Programs
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