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Weekend Of Violence Ends, Prevention Effort Continues25:59

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The July Fourth holiday was an especially violent one in Boston, with 13 shooting and stabbings which left four dead and nine injured throughout the city.

The long-weekend of violence is over, but the effort to stem the bloodshed continues.

Today, the city annouced two efforts designed to reduce summer violence. One is a jobs program for young people, and the other brings attention to particularly problematic properties in the city;  houses and buildings where violence is prevalent.

We'll talk to community leaders and violence intervention experts about continued effort to prevent violence in the city.


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This segment aired on July 5, 2011.

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