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Needle Exchange

To the editors: I am writing about your story “Good Works” concerning the needle exchange program that a couple of do-gooders have started on the south side of the city [June 19]. Distribution of needles without a prescription is against Illinois law. If the residents and the police on the south side wish to tolerate […]

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Outside Agitators

To the editors: I would like to reply to Jane Juffer’s article about Operation Clean Sweep [October 5] and the security at Chicago Housing Authority projects. I was surprised to learn that Ms. Juffer resides in a comfortable neighborhood on the north side only 4 blocks from my own residence. Surely she is familiar with […]

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West Side Fantasies

To the editors: I am writing in response to your article on the proposed west-side stadium [Neighborhood News, August 28]. If the poor people on the west side think for one minute that they are going to benefit from the building of a new stadium, they are more foolish than the Indians who sold Manhattan. […]