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Mayor Villaraigosa's speech this week on the  State of the City  was devoted heavily to the fight against crime, with special focus on gangs.

Mayor Goes to War on Gangs

Mayor Villaraigosa's speech this week on the State of the City was devoted heavily to the fight against crime, with special focus on gangs.

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