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In Baltimore, riots appear where urban renewal didn't
In Baltimore, riots appear where urban renewal didn't

Tanishia Lewis and her young children were filling trash bags in a parking lot Tuesday morning, joining others who hoped to quickly erase the scars left by rioters. But the problems in her West Baltimore neighborhood run much deeper than a night of burning and looting, and won't be easily scrubbed away. "I have to go outside my community to go to the supermarket," she said. "I don't feel safe for my kids playing in the playground. "There are some really good people here," said Lewis, 31, who works for a nonprofit community group and still lives in the neighborhood where she grew up. But "there's no investment." Downtown Baltimore has...

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